2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 899
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Nathan-Pulliam, Ali, Braveboy, Carr, Healey, Holmes, Ivey, Kaiser, Krysiak, Mizeur, O'Donnell, Oaks, Reznik, Ross, Shank, Tarrant, V. Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, Hammen, Pendergrass, Beitzel, Benson, Bromwell, Costa, Donoghue, Elliott, Hubbard, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, Montgomery, Morhaim, Riley, and Weldon
Public Health - Committee on Childhood Obesity


Establishing a Committee on Childhood Obesity to provide specified recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly; specifying the membership, chair, and staff of the Committee; requiring the Committee to study childhood obesity and report to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2009, on insurance reimbursements for diagnosis and treatment, statewide data, public awareness, obesity screenings, and best and promising practices to address childhood obesity.

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 Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (134-5)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 4/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (43-4)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 535

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Education, State Board of
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Public Schools
Reimbursement Rates

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 13-2A-01 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 506381/01     Offered on: March 19, 2008   at: 11:04 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 247672/01     Offered on: April 3, 2008   at: 6:46 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 17, 2008: Third Reading Passed (134-5)
March 31, 2008: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
April 1, 2008: Third Reading Passed (43-4)