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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 506
SHAPE Act; require local school systems to conduct physical fitness testing of students; state physical education instruction requirements
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the health of students in elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Student Health and Physical Education Act"; to require local school systems to conduct physical fitness testing of students and to comply with state physical education instruction requirements; to provide for aggregate reporting of data; to provide for public inspection of such data; to establish a position within the Department of Education to coordinate activities relating to physical education; to designate unhealthy school systems under certain conditions; to provide for a recognition program established by the Governor to acknowledge healthy school systems and schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/04/2008 - House Third Reading Lost
Apr/02/2008 - House Postponed
Mar/31/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2008 - Senate Hopper
4/2/2008 Postponed until 4/4/2008; 4/4/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1067Yea(68)Nay(93)NV(13)
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1066Yea(61)Nay(103)NV(10)
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Vote #651Yea(37)Nay(13)NV(1)
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