H.R.3928 - Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] (Introduced 03/15/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/24/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3928 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Eating Disorders Awareness, Prevention, and Education Act of 2000 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to revise title VI (Innovative Education Program Strategies) part C (Local Innovative Education Programs) to include, among authorized uses of innovative assistance funds, programs to: (1) improve identification of students with eating disorders; (2) increase awareness of such disorders among parents and students; and (3) train educators with respect to effective eating disorder prevention and assistance methods.
Introduced in House (03/15/2000)
Directs the Secretary of Education to carry out a program to broadcast public service announcements to improve public awareness, and to promote the identification and prevention, of eating disorders. Requires consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health.
Requires the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Center for Health Statistics to: (1) study the impact eating disorders have on educational advancement and achievement; (2) report on current State and local programs to educate youth on the dangers of eating disorders; and (3) recommend Federal, State, and local measures that could be undertaken.