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HB 632 (BR 1045) - K. Upchurch

     AN ACT relating to the promotion of physical activity in schools.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate an administrative regulation to implement a physical activity requirement; set forth the Kentucky Board of Education's and the Department of Education's responsibilities for the implementation of the physical activity requirements; require the department to develop a reporting mechanism for schools to report to the department on physical activities; require the department to report no later than November 1 of each year to the Interim Joint Committee on Education and the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare; amend KRS 160.345 to require all public preschool through eighth grade programs to implement, no later than the 2009-2010 school year, 30 minutes per day or 150 minutes per week of structured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity incorporated into the school day; permit the physical activity to include a combination of classroom-based physical activity, structured recess, or other structured physical activities.

     Feb 26-introduced in House
     Feb 28-to Education (H)


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