HB 68 (BR 281) - L. Belcher, S. Overly, R. Bunch, K. Flood, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, T. Riner, R. Smart, J. Wayne, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to obesity in school children.
Amend KRS 158.856 to clarify that school physical activity assessment tools shall generate: data
on the amount of time and the types of activity required by KRS 160.345(11); performance and
progress data necessary to monitor health risk behaviors and indicators identified by the national
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to design programs to increase physical activity
of children and reduce childhood diabetes and obesity; fitness information to assist students and
students parents or guardians in planning home activities; and aggregate school fitness data
to assist school councils in reviewing and implementing wellness policies; require school
districts to submit supporting data with required summary; amend KRS 160.345 to require
schools containing kindergarten through grade five to provide a minimum of 45 minutes per week
of physical activity for half day kindergarten and 90 minutes per week for full day kindergarten
through grade five.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)
Feb 2-posted in committee