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Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI HCR 24 - Concerning implementation of national physical education guidelines
Summary:Would request the University of Hawaii Dept. of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science, with the Depts. of Education and Health, conduct a study and provide recommendations on implementation of national physical education guidelines in public schools.
Sponsor(s):Representative Joseph M. Souki (D)
Status:
As of 3/14/2013: Referred to Committee on Finance
As of 3/4/2013: Amended bill passed by Committee
As of 3/4/2013: Bill amended by Committee
As of 2/22/2013: Public hearing scheduled for March 1, 2013
As of 2/4/2013: Referred to Committees on Health, and Finance
As of 1/24/2013: Offered

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SCR 19 - Concerning implementation of national physical education guidelines
Summary:Would request the University of Hawaii Dept. of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science, with the Depts. of Education and Health, conduct a study and provide recommendations on implementation of national physical education guidelines in public schools.
Sponsor(s):Senator Donna Mercado Kim (D)
Status:
As of 1/25/2013: Offered

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI HR 189 - Concerning school-based physical activity programs
Summary:Requests that the Department of Education and Department of Health work together to expand school-based physical activity programs (including but not limited to physical education classes), and increase the frequency of participation and overall rate of participation in those programs.
Sponsor(s):Representative Beth Fukumoto (R)
Status:
As of 3/22/2013: Referred to Committees on Education, and Finance
As of 3/14/2013: Offered

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI HCR 234 - Concerning school-based physical activity programs
Summary:Requests that the Department of Education and Department of Health work together to expand school-based physical activity programs (including but not limited to physical education classes), and increase the frequency of participation and overall rate of participation in those programs.
Sponsor(s):Representative Beth Fukumoto (R)
Status:
As of 3/22/2013: Referred to Committees on Education, and Finance
As of 3/14/2013: Offered

Federal/State:Hawaii
Bill:HI SB 2769 - After School Programs Requiring Physical Activity
Summary:Would require the after-school plus program to include a nationally recognized, evidence-based physical activity and nutrition component that provides physical exercise and nutrition education to all participating students.
Sponsor(s):Senator Tokuda (D)
Status:
As of 1/22/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature’s website.