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March 7, 2006

House Bill 7747: Mandating Additional Physical Education

Sponsors:
Representatives Sullivan, McNamara, O`Neill, Landroche, Gemma

Summary:
This bill would increase the number of minutes per week that physical instruction must be taught in the public schools. No private school, private instruction, or homeschool would be approved by a school district as substantially equivalent to public school instruction unless the private educational program has similar instruction in health and physical education as the public school. HB 7747 is companion legislation to SB 2492.

Status:

02/09/2006 (House): Introduced, referred to the House Health, Education and Welfare Committee.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
No action is necessary at this time.

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Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History