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H.R. 1585 (111th): FIT Kids Act

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To increase awareness of physical activity opportunities at school, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ron Kind

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2010
Length: 12 pages
Mar 18, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 21, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


113 Cosponsors (94 Democrats, 19 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Richard Simmons, American Heart Association and Others Team Up with Reps. Kind, Wamp, and Chairman Miller Calling for More P.E. in Schools
    — Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3] (Sponsor) on Apr 22, 2010

Rogers Encourages Kids to be Active, Promotes Healthy Lifestyles
    — Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 29, 2010

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    — Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42] on Apr 8, 2009

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Mar 18, 2009

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Apr 21, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1585 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1585. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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