HB 34 (BR 4) - A. Wuchner, T. Burch, L. Belcher, M. Cherry, L. Combs, T. Couch, R. Crimm, B. DeWeese, M. Dossett, T. Edmonds, J. Fischer, D. Floyd, J. Gooch Jr., K. Hall, M. Harmon, R. Henderson, A. Koenig, B. Montell, T. Moore, D. Osborne, M. Rader, T. Riner, S. Santoro, A. Simpson, K. Stein, J. Tilley, D. Watkins, R. Webb, A. Webb-Edgington, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to healthy kids.
Create new section of KRS 160 to require 30 minutes per day, 150 minutes per week, or the equivalent minutes per month of structured moderate to vigorous physical activity in a minimum of 10 minute intervals beginning in the 2009-2010 school year for preschool through grade 6 and 2010-2011 for grades 7 and 8; permit the physical activity to be met through a combination of traditional classroom instruction, structured recess, and physical education; require the physical activity to be part of the existing school day and permit it to be considered part of the instructional day; require the Department of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the physical activity requirement; 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 conform; create the Healthy Kids Act.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Oct 3-To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to Education (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee