Public schools; physical activity requirement for students in grades kindergarten through five. (HB357)

Introduced By

Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


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 2018-2019 school year. The current requirement for a program of physical activity available to all students in grades six through 12 with a goal of at least 150 minutes per week on average during the regular school year is not changed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100009D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Elementary and Secondary Education
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee Elementary and Secondary Education
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub:
01/20/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB357)
01/27/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 3-N)
02/01/2016Reported from Education (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Read first time
02/03/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2016Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
02/04/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB357ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
02/25/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB357ER)
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 146 (effective - see bill)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0146)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 54 seconds.