Public schools; physical activity requirement. (SB823)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; physical activity requirement. Requires at least 20 minutes of physical activity per day or an average of 100 minutes per week during the regular school year for students in grades kindergarten through five. This requirement becomes effective beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101177D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2015Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/22/2015Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/23/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2015Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB823)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Education
02/09/2015Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
02/18/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/24/2015Left in Education