Bills that are relevant to obesity research taking place at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living can be viewed here.


Bill # Author Status Brief Description Past Bills (2017)
SB 1111 State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr.

FAILED TO PASS - did not receive committee hearing 

Establishes an 8-member Children's Health & Nutrition Interagency Council under the auspices of the Texas Department of Agriculture to assess the state's needs, progress, and strategies for improving nutrition and physical activity among children under age 18.
Topic not tracked by the Michael & Susan Dell Center during the previous session

Obesity Resources

  1. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015-2020; from USDA

  2. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition; from USDA