Childhood obesity; Sup. of Public Instruction & Health Commissioner to work together to combat. (SB974)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Childhood obesity. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Health Commissioner to work together to combat childhood obesity and other chronic health conditions that affect school-age children. Read the Bill »


02/19/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072465129
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB974)
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 072497728-S1
01/26/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB974S1)
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072497728-S1
01/29/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB974S1
01/30/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to House
02/03/2007Placed on Calendar
02/03/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2007Read second time
02/09/2007Read third time
02/09/2007Passed House BLOCK VOTE (92-Y 0-N)
02/14/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB974ER)
02/14/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB974ER)
02/14/2007Signed by President
02/14/2007Signed by Speaker
02/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 55 (effective 7/1/07)
03/13/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0055)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2214.