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A06548 Summary:

BILL NO    A06548B

SAME AS    
SAME AS S01668-A

SPONSOR    Crespo

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

MLTSPNSR   Lupinacci


Amd 16, Ag & Mkts L; amd Ed L, generally; amd Pub Health L, generally;
add
235-h, RP L; add 91-h, St Fin L; amd 3231, 3239, 4317, 4235 & 4326,
Ins L;
amd 390 & 390-a, Soc Serv L; amd 11, 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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