TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-22
Curriculum [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-22-4.1


§ 16-22-4.1 Rhode Island healthy weight pilot program established.

(a) The state shall establish pilot programs in communities of the several cities and towns to encourage and promote healthy weight and weight management in children. These programs shall incorporate a combination of exercise and nutrition plans that may include, but shall not be limited to, physical exercise, including walking and jogging, as well as information on healthy food choices.

(b) Funding for these pilot programs shall be acquired from federal grants and related funds allocated to the state for purposes of combating obesity, and through such additional sources as the legislature shall deem appropriate.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2007, ch. 224, § 1.)