Amend the bill by inserting after the title and before the enacting clause the following:
Mandate preamble. This measure requires one or more local units of government to expand or modify activities so as to necessitate additional expenditures from local revenues but does not provide funding for at least 90% of those expenditures. Pursuant to the Constitution of Maine, Article IX, Section 21, 2/3 of all of the members elected to each House have determined it necessary to enact this measure.
Amend the bill in section 1 in §6632 in the first paragraph in the 2nd line (page 1, line 5 in L.D.) by inserting after the following: " activity" the following: ' on average'
Amend the bill by striking out all of section 2 (page 1, lines 12 to 15 in L.D.)
Amend the bill by striking out all of section 4 and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 4. Effective date. That section of this Act that enacts the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 20-A, section 6632 takes effect August 1, 2014.’
Amend the bill by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This committee of conference amendment incorporates the changes made by Committee Amendment "A" and Senate Amendment "A" to Committee Amendment "A" and makes a change to the requirement that students participate in daily physical activity. It makes the following changes to the bill.
1. It adds a mandate preamble.
2. It requires students from kindergarten to grade 5 to participate in a minimum of 30 minutes of daily physical activity on average at school. The bill requires these students to participate in a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity at school every day.
3. It strikes the provisions regarding the use of food as a reward or punishment.
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