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A06548 Summary:

BILL NO    A06548A


SPONSOR    Crespo (MS)

COSPNSR    Pichardo, Rivera, Cook, Crouch, Finch, Raia, Dilan

MLTSPNSR   Lupinacci

Amd S16, Ag & Mkts L; amd Ed L, generally; amd Pub Health L, generally; add
S235-h, RP L; add S91-h, St Fin L; amd SS3231, 3239, 4317, 4235 & 4326, Ins L;
amd SS390 & 390-a, Soc Serv L; amd S11, Pub Bldg L

Enacts the "omnibus obesity and respiratory illness reduction act"; provides
for the screening for childhood obesity by elementary and secondary schools and
promotes the availability of certain healthy foods and beverages; provides for
the regulation of the use of trans fats and requires the provision of
nutritional information by food service facilities; requires instruction in
schools on good health practices; includes certain respiratory diseases and
obesity in disease management demonstration programs; enacts provisions to
reduce the incidence of certain respiratory diseases; enacts provisions to
prevent in-utero exposure to tobacco smoke; provides for the use of inhalers
and nebulizers by certain students; provides for residential real property
smoking policies; expands the collection and reporting of data on obesity in
the state; directs the health research science board to study obesity and
respiratory diseases; provides for expanded obesity prevention and screening;
expands ease of breastfeeding in child day care centers and at work;
establishes the obesity and respiratory disease research and education fund;
relates to the use of school facilities by not-for-profit and charitable
organizations for after school programs; includes weight management and
physical fitness in wellness programs; requires day care centers to provide
healthy foods and exercise; provides for a state office building bicycle
parking and storage facilities expansion and inventory plan and creates a
temporary bicycle commuting task force; authorizes school districts and
institutions of higher education to donate excess food to local voluntary food
assistance programs.
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