H.R. 36 (112th): Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2011

Jan 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Judy Biggert
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
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Jan 05, 2011
6 pages
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H.R. 26 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 06, 2009


This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 05, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 05, 2011
Full Title

To amend title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to raise awareness of eating disorders and to create educational programs concerning the same, and for other purposes.


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6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)

House Education and the Workforce

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education

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Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2011 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the use of innovative assistance funds for programs to: (1) improve identification of students with eating disorders; (2) increase awareness of such disorders among parents and students; and (3) train educators with respect to effective eating disorder prevention and assistance methods.
Directs the Secretary of Education to carry out a program to broadcast public service announcements to improve public awareness, and to promote the identification and prevention, of eating disorders.
Requires the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Center for Health Statistics to:
(1) study the impact eating disorders have on educational advancement and achievement;
(2) report on current state and local programs to educate youth on the dangers of eating disorders; and
(3) recommend federal, state, and local measures that could be undertaken.

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