Bill Text: AZ HB2082 | 2017 | Fifty-third Legislature 1st Regular | Engrossed


Bill Title: Schools; daily recess time

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-03-28 - Senate majority caucus: Do pass [HB2082 Detail]

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House Engrossed

 

 

 

State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

First Regular Session

2017

 

 

HOUSE BILL 2082

 

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-118; relating to school curricula.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-118, to read:

START_STATUTE15-118.  Unstructured recess; requirements; definition

A.  Each school district and charter school shall provide no less than a total of fifty minutes of unstructured recess each school day for pupils in kindergarten programs and grades one through five.

B.  Unstructured recess time may not be withheld from a pupil as punishment unless the pupil's parent or guardian is notified before the recess time is withheld.

C.  Pupils enrolled in half-day kindergarten shall be given no less than a total of twenty-five minutes of unstructured recess.

D.  For the purposes of this section, "unstructured recess" means both:

1.  A period of time during which an adult or school employee shall not define the social interaction or activities of the pupil except for setting reasonable health and safety restrictions.

2.  Time designated for the pupil's lunch recess. END_STATUTE

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