2008 Regular Session


File Code: Primary and Secondary Education Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 955
Sponsored By:
Delegates Walker, Cardin, Barnes, Beitzel, Benson, Bohanan, Branch, Braveboy, Bromwell, Burns, Cane, Carter, Conaway, Costa, Elmore, Feldman, Frush, George, Glenn, Healey, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jones, Kach, King, Kipke, Kirk, Kullen, Lafferty, Levy, Miller, Minnick, Morhaim, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, Reznik, Robinson, Ross, Schuh, Schuler, Smigiel, Stein, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Weir
Task Force on Student Physical Fitness in Maryland Public Schools


Establishing a Task Force on Student Physical Fitness in Maryland Public Schools; providing for the membership and chair of the Task Force; requiring the State Department of Education to provide staff for the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study the advisability of requiring all public schools in the State to provide a minimum amount of physical activity or physical education to students each week; requiring the Task Force to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 20, 2008; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate Kaiser) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Education Health and Environmental Affairs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate James J. King, District 33A
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Health -see also- Mental Health
Local Government Mandates
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Sports -see also- Recreation; Stadiums


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 463622/01     Offered on: April 4, 2008   at: 11:20 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 585169/01     Offered on: April 4, 2008   at: 11:19 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 30, 2008: Third Reading Passed (138-0)