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HB 89 (BR 160) - T. Burch, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to the inclusion of the body mass index on school physical examination forms.
     Amend KRS 156.160 to require that preventative health care examination forms include a measure of body mass index; permit the Department of Education to share aggregate data from the forms by school district or county with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.


     HFA (1, L. Belcher) - Retain original provisions except to clarify that the aggregate body mass index is to be used by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to assist state and community agencies and groups, including local public health departments, in promoting the use of good nutritional and exercises practices within their service area.
     HFA (2/P, D. Ford) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to prohibit the sale of energy drinks to children under the age of eighteen; and amend KRS 217.015 to define "energy drink".
     HFA (3/Title, D. Ford) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-floor amendment (1) filed ; 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 17-floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Feb 23-recommitted to Health & Welfare (H)

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