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 Bill Status of HB3767  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  OBESITY PREVENTION INITIATIVE

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson and Constance A. Howard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Mattie Hunter and William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0155

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Obesity Prevention Initiative Act. Provides that, within 90 days after the effective date of the Act, the Department of Public Health shall implement the Obesity Prevention Initiative.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as introduced with the following changes. Deletes the requirement that the Department implement the Obesity Prevention Initiative 90 days after the effective date of the Act. Provides instead that within 60 days after the effective date of the Act, the Department shall organize at least 6 hearings on the health effects and costs of obesity and the need to address the obesity epidemic. Sets forth provisions concerning the hearing officers. Provides that no later than February 1, 2010, the hearing officers shall provide a report on the hearings. Provides that the Department shall grant funds to one or more non-profit organizations or local public health departments to conduct a statewide education campaign. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes changes in the provisions concerning legislative findings. Provides that the purpose of the hearings on the effects of obesity shall be to (1) highlight existing State and community level initiatives, (2) identify existing plans and opportunities for action and the expansion of initiatives, (3) inform policy makers and the public about effective solutions to the problem, and (4) identify and engage stakeholders to promote action to reduce obesity, improve nutrition, and increase physical activity. Provides that the hearing officers shall include up to 3 (instead of 7) additional members of the State Board of Health, the Chair of the Chronic Disease Task Force, if appointed, and up to 3 additional members of the Chronic Disease Task Force, if appointed. Provides that the report on the hearings shall be subject to the availability of public, private, and contributed in-kind resources. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/25/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/26/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/31/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 006-000-000
  3/31/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-001
  4/15/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  4/15/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/15/2009SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/29/2009SenatePostponed - Public Health
  5/4/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  5/4/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  5/5/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/6/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 009-000-000
  5/6/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2009
  5/7/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/7/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/18/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2009
  5/21/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-002-000
  5/21/2009HouseArrived in House
  5/21/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2009HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/22/2009HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2009HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/30/2009HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 117-000-000
  5/30/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/7/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/7/2009HouseEffective Date August 7, 2009
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0155

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