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A05037 Summary:

Amd 16, Ag & Mkts L; amd Ed L, generally; amd Pub Health L, generally; add 235-h, RP L; add 91-g, St Fin L; amd 3231, 3239, 4317, 4235 & 4326, Ins L; amd 390 & 390-a, Soc Serv L; amd 11, Pub Bldg L
Enacts the "omnibus obesity and respiratory illness reduction act"; provides for the screening for childhood obesity by elementary and secondary schools and promotes the availability of certain healthy foods and beverages; provides for the regulation of the use of trans fats and requires the provision of nutritional information by food service facilities; requires instruction in schools on good health practices; includes certain respiratory diseases and obesity in disease management demonstration programs; enacts provisions to reduce the incidence of certain respiratory diseases; enacts provisions to prevent in-utero exposure to tobacco smoke; provides for the use of inhalers and nebulizers by certain students; provides for residential real property smoking policies; expands the collection and reporting of data on obesity in the state; directs the health research science board to study obesity and respiratory diseases; provides for expanded obesity prevention and screening; expands ease of breastfeeding in child day care centers and at work; establishes the obesity and respiratory disease research and education fund; relates to the use of school facilities by not-for-profit and charitable organizations for after school programs; includes weight management and physical fitness in wellness programs; requires day care centers to provide healthy foods and exercise; provides for a state office building bicycle parking and storage facilities expansion and inventory plan and creates a temporary bicycle commuting task force; authorizes school districts and institutions of higher education to donate excess food to local voluntary food assistance programs.
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