Bill Summaries: H218 (2011-2012 Session)

  • Summary date: Jun 8 2011 - View summary

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Changes the reporting deadlines for the Legislative Task Force on Childhood Obesity to require submission of an interim report to the 2012 regular session, submission of a final report and recommendations to the 2013 regular session, and termination of the Task Force on February 1, 2013 (or upon filing of its final report, whichever occurs first).

  • Summary date: Mar 2 2011 - View summary

    Establishes the 12 member Legislative Task Force on Childhood Obesity (Task Force) to study issues relating to childhood obesity, including considering strategies for addressing the problem and encouraging healthy eating and increased physical activity through 9 specified means. Requires the Task Force to encourage input from nonprofits that work on issues related to promoting healthy lifestyles and addressing obesity. Requires the Task Force to submit a final report to the 2010 Regular Session of the General Assembly and provides that the Task Force terminates on the earlier of the filing of the final report or May 1, 2012.