|IL||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12||Health Education and Teen Dating Violence Policies|
Provides that basic first aid (including, but not limited to, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the Heimlich maneuver), heart disease, diabetes, stroke, the prevention of child abuse, neglect, and suicide, and teen dating violence may be included in grades 7-1...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||CPR training|
Allows school districts and charter schools to provide public school students in grades 7 through 12 with one or more CPR training sessions through the use of psychomotor skills in an age-appropriate manner. Excuses a student from CPR instruction at the reques...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Instruction in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation|
Requires instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in grades 7-12. Directs state board to remove use of an automated external defibrillator from the essential knowledge and skills of the health curriculum. Permits instruction to be provided by emergency med...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Oral Health Education in Coordinated Health Program|
Includes oral health education as part of the coordinated health program for public elementary, middle, and junior high school students. http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/83R/billtext/pdf/HB02483F.pdf#navpanes=0...
|LA||Passed 06/2013||P-12||Oral Health Care Education|
Requests the department of education and the board of elementary and secondary education to expand and enhance oral health education in public schools through a greater emphasis on, and more comprehensive curricular requirements for, oral health care education...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||CPR Training|
Requires instruction in the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator to be included, to the extent money is available for this purpose, within the course of study for health for pupils enrolled in...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||CPR Training|
Requires schools to provide training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator for students in grades seven through 12
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||CPR Requirement for High School Graduation|
Amends existing law to include instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation which must be included in at least one health class necessary for graduation.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||CPR Training|
Requires students to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation as a condition of high school graduation, beginning in the 2014-2015 academic year.
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Organ and Tissue Donation in Health and Science Curriculum Frameworks|
From bill summary: Requires the Instructional Quality Commission and the state board to ensure that the health and science curriculum frameworks adopted in the course of the next submission cycle include the subject of organ procurement and tissue donation, as...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Teen Dating Violence|
Requires school districts and charter schools to establish a policy on responding to Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Assault, including guidelines on mandatory reporting and confidentiality, a protocol for responding to incidents of Teen Dating Violence and Se...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Cardiovascular Care Instruction|
Requires that all public secondary schools and approved and recognized independent secondary schools provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of an automated external defibrillator. Requires the state commissioner of education to electr...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Curricular Changes for CPR Training|
Revises statute on CPR education, requiring schools to use hands-on practice and skills testing to support cognitive learning and training. http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/107/Bill/SB1680.pdf...
|TX||Adopted 11/2011||P-12||Nutrition Outreach and Education|
4 TAC 26.40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 51, 52, 53, 55
Renames nutrition outreach and education programs and clarifies eligibility requirements for both programs. One program is now "Expanding the 3E's Grant Program" (former "Established Nutrition Education Practices for Public Schools Grant Program"); the other i...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Internet Safety Instruction|
Adds Internet safety to the list of health education topics which public schools are required to cover. http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_h0251er.docx&DocumentType=Bill&BillNumber=0251&Session=2011 ...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Dating Violence Policy|
Directs the Department of Education to develop a school district dating violence policy and requires school districts to provide dating violence education in the health curriculum. Requires the DOE to recommend educational resources on dating violence and shal...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Health Education|
Appropriations--Health Education - Appropriates $10,710,400 for Health Education Programs for fiscal year 2012; limits the number of full-time equivalent positions to 20.5; and provides for reappropriation of dedicated funds
|DC||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Health and Wellness|
LB 18-564 - Health and Wellness
Requires public schools and charter schools to provide health education to students in grades K-8. Requires schools to collaborate with parents, students, food service providers, and community organizations to adopt local wellness policies and update them at l...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Student Health|
S.B. 210, Part I
Establishes the Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Council. Directs the council to:
(1) Monitor progress in improving student health and wellness
(2) Make periodic policy recommendations to the state board of education on ways to improve the nutritional sta...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Dating Violence Instruction|
Requires that each school year the governing authority of each public school shall 10 provide to students in grades seven through twelve enrolled in Health Education age
11 and grade appropriate classroom instruction relative to dating violence.
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Teen Dating Violence and Abuse Instruction|
Provides that comprehensive health education taught in public schools shall include component on teen dating violence and abuse for students in grades 7-12; requires district school boards to adopt and implement dating violence and abuse policy; requires the s...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Healthful Living Honors-Level Courses|
Directs the state board of education to develop or identify academically rigorous honors level courses in healthful living education that can be offered at the high school level. Requires these honors-level courses to be more rigorous than standard-level cours...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Curriculum|
AN ACT amending Title 15, chapter 3, article 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-342.02; amending title 15, chapter 7, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-712.01; Permits school district governing boards to prescribe and enf...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Farm-to-School Program|
Establishes the farm-to-school program in the Department of Natural Resources; relates to school gardens, greenhouses and farms. Program will both increase the amount of farm-fresh produce from the state into the state schools and promote agricultural educatio...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||Dating Violence Prevention|
H.B. 19 - Dating Violence Prevention
Enacts the Tina Croucher Act to require school districts to adopt a dating violence prevention policy as part of its policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation, or bullying, and to include age-appropriate dating violence prevention education in the health edu...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Teen Dating Violence|
Allows the Comprehensive Health Education Program in grades 8-12 to include instruction on teen dating violence. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/96/HB/PDF/09600HB0973lv.pdf...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Cancer Prevention|
Requires that the Comprehensive Health Education Program include information about cancer, including types of cancer, signs and symptoms, risk factors, the importance of early prevention and detection, and information on where to go for help. Requires an inter...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Early Childhood Health Literacy|
Authorizes the Department of Education to establish a pilot project for the purpose of assisting federal Head Start program providers located in the State with adopting and implementing health literacy programs that empower consumers of health care to better c...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Interagency Farm-to-School Coordination Task Force|
Establishes an interagency farm-to-school coordination task force to promote a healthy diet for schoolchildren and the business of small to mid-sized local farms and ranches. Directs the task force to develop and implement a plan to facilitate the availability...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Nutrition Education|
Authorizes the department of agriculture to develop an outreach program to promote better health and nutrition programs and prevent obesity among children in the state. Directs the department of agriculture to develop a program to award grants to public school...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Standards-Based PE and Health Curriculum|
Requires that the physical education and health curriculums in schools be based on standards set by the Health Education Framework and the Physical Education Framework.
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||School Health Coordinators Pilot Program|
Directs the State Department of Education to contract with a statewide school health program to establish a School Health Coordinators Pilot Program in which a maximum of six school health educators would assist school districts and Health and Fit School Advis...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Local Farms-Healthy Kids Act|
The bill creates the farm-to-school program within the department of agriculture to facilitate increased procurement of Washington grown food by schools. The department of agriculture, along with the department of health, the office of the superintendent of pu...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Health and Physical Education Coordinator|
Directs the state department of education to hire a health and physical education coordinator not later than the beginning of the 2008-2009 school year to develop, implement, monitor compliance with, and provide technical assistance as needed on health and phy...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Human Growth and Development Curriculum|
Defines "age-appropriate" and "research-based." Directs the department of education to develop age-appropriate and research-based materials for districts about the dangers of sexual exploitation by means of the Internet, including specific strategies to help s...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Parental Notification/Consent Clinical Health Care Class|
Requires specific parental notification and consent before public education students who are minors may participate in the clinical experience segment of health care occupation programs at a high school or other institution to which the student has been referr...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act|
Deletes provision that requires all sex education courses to advise pupils of the provisions of the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act (325 ILCS 2/) and provide information about responsible parenting and the availability of confidential adoption services...
|NJ||Adopted 06/2005||P-12||Model School Nutrition Policy|
Nutrition Rule, Department of Agriculture
State Board of Agriculture has approved Agriculture Department's amended Nutrition Rule. Will be phased in. By September 1, 2006, districts are required to adopt a school nutrition policy. By September 1, 2007, districts must match their policies to the Model ...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards|
Adds Chapter 10, entitled Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards. Applies to elementary schools. Sets the amount of physical education instruction that each student in kindergarten through fifth grade must receive each week on a ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Instruction on Skin Cancer Prevention|
Requires all public schools to incorporate instruction on skin cancer prevention into the existing curriculum in the common school grades if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides a comprehensive program on skin cancer prevention free of charge to s...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Food and Beverages|
Requires the state board to develop nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages made available to public school students during the school day. Requires the state board of education to consult with other state agencies, private foundations and other priva...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Comprehensive Sexual Health and AIDS Prevention|
Requires, if instruction in comprehensive sexual health education and HIV/AIDS prevention will be taught by outside consultants, or if that instruction is to be given in an assembly by guest speakers, a school district to notify the parent or guardian of a pup...
|MI||To governor 06/2004||P-12||Sex Education Instruction|
Revises requirements for instruction in sex education; requires teaching abstinence relative to HIV/AIDS issues; requires emphasis on marriage when teaching about sexual intercourse; requires teaching that adoption is a positive option for teen mothers; requir...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Education: Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention|
Establishes the Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Act. Authorizes school districts to provide comprehensive sexual health education in any kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive, to ensure that all pupils in grades 7 to 12, inclusive, ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Health Education|
Specifies pupils may receive instruction relating to the components of preventative health. The instruction on nutrition may include related topics such as obesity and diabetes. Specifies the health care professionals should represent the varied fields of heal...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Nutrition|
Requests the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study issues related to nutrition among state public school children....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Oral Health Instruction into Public School|
Implements oral health instruction into public school curricula. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB811.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Child Health Advisory Committee|
Creates a Child Health Advisory Committee; coordinates statewide efforts to combat childhood obesity; provides for standards and policy recommendations of foods sold individually in school cafeterias but outside the regulated National School Lunch Program and ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Nutrition Education Curriculum|
Requires the Department of Education to incorporate nutrition education curriculum content into the health curriculum framework at its next revision. Requires the department to make competitive grants available to school districts and county offices of educati...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Enrichment Programs, Nutrition Education|
Relates to existing law which provides incentives for schools and communities to partner together to establish after school enrichment programs. Authorizes nutrition education to be provided as part of the educational enrichment component....
|TN||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Food Offerings|
Relates to urging primary and secondary schools to offer students more calcium rich foods and beverages in their lunch and snack bar programs....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Information on school meals|
Authorizes every public school to post a summary of nutrition and physical activity laws and regulations and the school district policies. Requires the Department of Education to develop the summary. Requires the sale of all foods on school grounds of certain ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||CPR Instruction|
Relates to cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction of public school students....
|GA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Recess In Schools|
Act No. 33., Relates to obesity in children; creates the Joint Study Committee on Physical Activity (recess) in Schools....
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||School Food Service Programs|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to convene an advisory task force to explore ways to inform parents about the healthfulness and basic nutritional value of all food served in public schools, including genetically engineered foods. Requires the...
|TN||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Coordinated Health Program|
Provides for coordinated school health program; requires program to include, but not be limited to, school nurses, health education, school nutrition services, a health school environment, and school counseling, psychological and social services....