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Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 1104 - Study and strategy for encouraging outdoor education and recreation
Summary:Would direct the commissioners of health and environmental conservation to study and develop a long term strategy to encourage and promote outdoor environmental education and recreational opportunities in New York state.
Sponsor(s):Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (D)
Status:
As of 1/10/2013: Introduced, referred to Committee on Environmental Conservation

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 4818 - Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Sport, and Health
Summary:Would establish the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Sport, and Health to, among other duties, disseminate information, establish partnerships, run programs, and assist in work site wellness efforts.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman Michael Cusick (D)
Status:
As of 6/24/2013: Substituted by SB 2316
As of 6/24/2013: Passed by Committee, set for Assembly floor calendar
As of 6/20/2013: Committee meeting set for June 20, 2013
As of 2/13/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Health

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 3817 - Website to advance women's health initiatives
Summary:Directs the department of health to establish an internet website to advance women's health initiatives. The website will provide information for the purposes of educating the public and raising awareness of women's health issues, provide links to useful resources and encourage the use of services now made more widely available to the women of New York state. The website will also promote the preventative services now covered pursuant to federal law and regulation, and explain that such services must be cov
Sponsor(s):Kemp Hannon (R)
Status:
As of 10/21/2014: Adopted September 4, 2014

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 3921 - Study and strategy for encouraging outdoor education and recreation
Summary:Would direct the commissioners of health and environmental conservation to study and develop a long term strategy to encourage and promote outdoor environmental education and recreational opportunities in New York state.
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

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 7000 - NY physical fitness and activity education campaign
Summary:Would establish a New York state physical fitness and activity education campaign.
Sponsor(s):John DeFrancisco (R)
Status:
As of 4/28/2014: For status updates, visit the state legislature's website.

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY AB 9403 - State physical fitness and activity education campaign
Summary:Would establish a New York state physical fitness and activity education campaign.
Sponsor(s):Michael J. Cusick (D)
Status:
As of 4/29/2014: For status updates, visit the legislature's website.