Public schools; physical fitness requirement. (SB803)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), and Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; physical fitness requirement.  Requires at least 150 minutes of physical fitness per week on average for grades K through five and 225 minutes per week on average for grades six through eight during the regular school year, with a similar goal for high school students. Physical fitness may include (i) physical education classes, (ii) extracurricular athletics, or (iii) other programs and physical activities deemed appropriate by the local school board. Read the Bill »


01/20/2011: Merged into SB966


01/05/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101121D
01/05/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2011Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/20/2011Incorporated by Education and Health (SB966-Northam) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1710.