S.RES.130: A resolution designating the week of May 1 through May 7, 2013, as "National Physical Education and Sport Week".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about sports and recreation
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Sponsor Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action May 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates the week of May 1-May 7, 2013, as National Physical Education and Sport Week. Recognizes the central role of physical education and sports in creating healthy lifestyles for all children and youth.

Expresses support for the implementation of local school wellness policies that include ambitious goals for physical education, physical activity, and other activities that address the childhood obesity epidemic and promote child wellness.

Encourages schools to offer physical education classes to students and to work with community partners to provide opportunities and safe spaces for physical activities before and after school and during the summer months.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 7, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3212-3213; text as passed Senate: CR S3167-3168)