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Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 691 - Establish a task force on food, nutrition and physical education in NY schools
Summary:Would establish a task force on food, nutrition and physical education to investigate and establish appropriate and healthy meal plans and physical education standards for New York state schools.
Sponsor(s):Assemblywoman Annette Robinson (D)
Status:
As of 1/3/2013: Prefiled, referred to Committee on Education

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 1439 - Establish a task force on food, nutrition and physical education in NY schools
Summary:Would establish a task force on food, nutrition and physical education to investigate and establish appropriate and healthy meal plans and physical education standards for New York state schools.
Sponsor(s):Senator Eric L. Adams (D)
Status:
As of 1/3/2013: Prefiled, referred to Committee on Education

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 1171 - Task force on outdoor environmental education and recreation
Summary:Would creating a legislative task force on outdoor environmental education and recreation that will benefit residents of New York state by stewardship and conservation of the environment, an appreciation of the importance of the wise use of natural resources as well as acknowledgment of the health benefits of time spent in nature.
Sponsor(s):Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D)
Status:
As of 1/8/2013: Prefiled, referred to Committee on Environmental Conservation

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 2316 - Create governor's council on physical fitness, sports, and health
Summary:Would establish governor's council with duties that include 1. disseminating information, 2. sponsoring workshops, 3. creating recommendations for worksite fitness, 4. coordinating with others to create school-based fitness programs, and more.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman John A. DeFrancisco (R)
Status:
As of 9/30/2013: Vetoed by Governor Andrew Cuomo
As of 9/19/2013: Passed by Senate, delivered to Governor
As of 6/24/2013: Substituted for AB 4818, passed by Assembly, returned to Senate
As of 6/5/2013: Passed by Senate, transmitted to Assembly, referred to Committee on Health
As of 6/4/2013: Placed on the Senate floor calendar
As of 5/31/2013: Second report
As of 5/30/2013: First report to calendar
As of 5/29/2013: Committee meeting set
As of 5/22/2013: Passed by Committee on Health, referred to Committee on Finance
As of 5/17/2013: Committee meeting set for May 21, 2013
As of 1/18/2013: Introduced, read twice, referred to Committee on Health

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 2983 - Establishes the New York state council on food policy
Summary:Would establish the New York state council on food policy; authorize the establishment of an advisory board to assist the council; enumerate the powers and duties of the council and board, which include developing comprehensive coordinated state food policies.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D)
Status:
As of 1/25/2013: Introduced, referred to Committee on Governmental Operations

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 3920 - Task force on outdoor environmental education and recreation
Summary:Would creating a legislative task force on outdoor environmental education and recreation that will benefit residents of New York state by stewardship and conservation of the environment, an appreciation of the importance of the wise use of natural resources as well as acknowledgment of the health benefits of time spent in nature.
Sponsor(s):Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R)
Status:
As of 3/5/2013: Read twice, referred to Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, and Parks and Recreation