senate Bill S8716

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a New York state physical fitness and activity education campaign

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 07, 2018 tabled
vetoed memo.278
Nov 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 04, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1515
substituted for s8716
Jun 04, 2018 substituted by a4426
ordered to third reading cal.1515
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2018 referred to health

S8716 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4426
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §264, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9356

S8716 - Summary

Establishes a New York state physical fitness and activity education campaign.

S8716 - Sponsor Memo

S8716 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8716

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to a physical fitness
  and activity education campaign

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby determines  that
a public awareness and educational campaign to encourage physical activ-
ity  will improve the fitness of the people of the state of New York and
lead to a lifetime of good health. This campaign will complement  exist-
ing  programs  administered by the department of health that develop and
promote nutrition and wellness activities that enhance  the  quality-of-
life for children and adults.
  §  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 264 to
read as follows:
  §  264.  NEW  YORK  STATE  PHYSICAL  FITNESS  AND  ACTIVITY  EDUCATION
CAMPAIGN.  1.  A  NEW YORK STATE PHYSICAL FITNESS AND ACTIVITY EDUCATION
CAMPAIGN IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PROMOTING  PHYSICAL  FITNESS AND ACTIVITY
THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF  A  PUBLIC  EDUCATION  AND
OUTREACH CAMPAIGN.
  2.  THE  CAMPAIGN  WILL  FOCUS  ON  INCREASING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE
IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND ACTIVITY AND ITS CORRESPONDING HEALTH
BENEFITS. THE CAMPAIGN WILL INCREASE PUBLIC AWARENESS THROUGH THE USE OF
SOCIAL AND MASS MEDIA, INCLUDING INTERNET, RADIO, AND PRINT  ADVERTISING
TO  PROMOTE  THIS  MESSAGE.  THE CAMPAIGN WILL ALSO IDENTIFY AND RECRUIT
INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE AS VISIBLE,  PUBLIC  AMBASSADORS  TO  PROMOTE  THIS
MESSAGE. SUCH AMBASSADORS MAY INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR ATHLETES,
FITNESS  EXPERTS,  AND  CELEBRITY  ADVOCATES FROM MEDIA, MUSIC AND OTHER
ENTERTAINMENT MEDIUMS.
  3. THE CAMPAIGN WILL BE STATE-WIDE, AND FOCUS  ON  PROMOTING  PHYSICAL
FITNESS AND ACTIVITY FOR THE FOLLOWING POPULATIONS:  SENIORS; YOUTH; AND
OTHER HIGH-RISK POPULATIONS.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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