H.RES.503

Recognizing National Physical Education and Sport Week, and for other purposes.

6/9/2009--Passed House without amendment.    (There is 1 other summary)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes National Physical Education and Sport Week and the central role of physical education and sports in creating a healthy lifestyle for all children and youth.

Calls on school districts to implement local wellness policies, as defined by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, that include ambitious goals for physical education, physical activity, and other activities addressing the childhood obesity epidemic and promoting child wellness.

Encourages schools to offer physical education classes to students and work with community partners to provide opportunities and safe spaces for physical activities before and after school and during the summer months for all children and youth.

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