S.1802 - Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Udall, Mark [D-CO] (Introduced 11/03/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||11/03/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7131-7133) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1802 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/03/2011)
Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to issue one cooperative agreement per state to eligible entities to implement and update a five-year Healthy Kids Outdoors State Strategy for encouraging Americans, especially children, youth, and families, to be physically active outdoors.
Requires each Strategy to provide for subgrants to local partners for the implementation of the strategy through one or more of the program activities relating to outdoor recreation as described in this Act.
Requires eligible entities to provide a 25% match of the funding that they receive under this Act through in-kind contributions or cash.
Directs the President to issue a national strategy for encouraging Americans to be physically active outdoors.
Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to carry out a study of national significance on the health impacts of the strategies under this Act.
Requires the Secretary to provide technical assistance to grantees and to disseminate best practices that emerge from the state strategies funded by this Act.