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Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 2517 - Screening for childhood obesity
Summary:Would amend the education law, directing schools to screen for childhood obesity and instruction in good health and reducing the incidence of obesity.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman Marcos A. Crespo (D)
Status:
As of 1/18/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Education

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY HB 2565 - BMI screening of school children
Summary:Would require schools to implement a method to measure, report, and analyze the body mass index of its students.
Sponsor(s):Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D)
Status:
As of 1/18/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Education

Federal/State:New York
Bill:NY SB 2437 - Screening for childhood obesity
Summary:Would direct schools to screen for childhood obesity as part of their health services.
Sponsor(s):Senator Jeffrey D. Klein (D)
Status:
As of 1/24/2013: Introduced, read twice, referred to Committee on Agriculture