What Passed?

What Passed?

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Physical Education and Physical Activity

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2013)
HB 440 Rep. Larry Gonzales Signed into law by Governor
Would ensure public school physical education curriculum is adapted to accommodate the needs of students with mental disabilities.

Breastfeeding

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2013)
HB 786 Rep. Armando Walle Signed into law by Governor Would require public employers to adopt workplace rules that give employees the right to express breast milk at work. HB 741 Passed House, but died in Senate.

School Nutrition and Food Marketing

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2013)
HB 1305 Rep. Greg Bonnen Signed into law by Governor
Would allow schools the option to develop and implement a locally-funded program to provide free or reduced-price school breakfast instead of utilizing the national school breakfast program. Companion Bill: SB 981

Electronic Cigarettes and “New Tobacco” products

Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2013)
SB 97 Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa Signed into law by Governor
Adds "e-cigarettes" to the list of tobacco products regulated in the Health & Safety Code; addresses regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of tobacco products. Companion Bills: HB 81HB 2321