Bill Status of HB0931 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-ACTIVE BREAK REQUIRED
Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require that schools provide an active break for all students in kindergarten through grade 5. Provides that the active break must total at least 20 minutes in length. Provides that active break shall include unstructured play and may include organized games. Provides that if the principal determines that the weather is inclement, then the principal shall direct that the active break be held indoors. Provides that a school board may require that schools provide an active break for all students in grades 6 through 8. Requires a school board to prohibit the withholding of an active break as a disciplinary action. Effective July 1, 2019.