67th Girls Nation Congress
To mandate physical education classes to come prior to elementary school days.
IN THE SENATE OF GIRLS NATION
Senators Peterson and Karp of Georgia and Senators Cloutet and Watts of Louisiana introduced the following bill; which was referred to Committee .
BE IT ENACTED BY THE SENATE OF GIRLS NATION ASSEMBLED.
SECTION 1. TITLE
This act may be cited as the "Aerobic Exercise for Academics Act".
SECTION 2. PURPOSE
The Aerobic Exercise for Academics Act will require physical education classes to be scheduled before any academic classes in each school day; as moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise before academic instruction is directly conducive to each student's comprehensive ability to understand and retain academic information as well as to greatly improve the students' health demographic.
SECTION 3. DEFINITIONS
Aerobic exercise labels an activity that increases the rate of oxygen consumption.
Activity is clarified as moderate to vigorous aerobic activity as defined by the Center of Disease Control at approximately eighty-five beats per minute to approximately one hundred and fifty-seven beats per minute.
SECTION 4. AEROBIC EXERCISE FOR ACADEMICS ACT
The Aerobic Exercise for Academics Act entails that:
(A) Physical education classes will take place every day.
(B) These classes be dedicated to moderate to vigorous aerobic activity.
(C) These activities may include, but are not limited to; indoor-stationary bicycle, stair climbing, elliptical, treadmill, outdoor-walking, jogging, running, rowing, swimming, jump rope, and circuit training.
(D) These classes take place prior to the first block of academic instruction.
(E) These requirements be met by all elementary schools in the United States of America.
SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall be effective for all elementary schools on the first day of the scheduled school year following its passage.
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