GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2009

H                                                                                                                                                   D

HOUSE DRH50824-LNz-195*  (04/15)

 

 

 

Short Title:        Physical Education and Activity in Schools.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representatives Insko, Bell, Rapp, and Yongue (Primary Sponsors).

Referred to:

 

 

 

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to require public schools to use evidence-based fitness testing for students statewide in grades k through 8, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE legislative TASK FORCE ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Part 1 of Article 8 of Chapter 115C of the General Statutes is amended by adding the following new section to read:

" 115C-81.5. Fitness testing.

The State Board of Education shall require the use of evidence-based fitness testing for students statewide in grades K through 8."

SECTION 2.  This act is effective when it becomes law.  Implementation of the testing required in Section 1 of this act shall begin with the 2010-2011 school year.