S. 1802 (112th): Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2011

Introduced:
Nov 03, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Udall
Senior Senator from Colorado
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Nov 03, 2011
Length
16 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3353 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 03, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Nov 03, 2011
Referred to Committee Nov 03, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to carry out programs and activities that connect Americans, especially children, youth, and families, with the outdoors.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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11/3/2011--Introduced.
Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to issue one cooperative agreement per state to eligible entities to implement and update a five-year Healthy Kids Outdoors State Strategy for encouraging Americans, especially children, youth, and families, to be physically active outdoors.
Requires each Strategy to provide for subgrants to local partners for the implementation of the strategy through one or more of the program activities relating to outdoor recreation as described in this Act.
Requires eligible entities to provide a 25% match of the funding that they receive under this Act through in-kind contributions or cash.
Directs the President to issue a national strategy for encouraging Americans to be physically active outdoors.
Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to carry out a study of national significance on the health impacts of the strategies under this Act.
Requires the Secretary to provide technical assistance to grantees and to disseminate best practices that emerge from the state strategies funded by this Act.

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