Recess for All Students K-5

An Act relative to recess for elementary school children - H695 - S383

  • Mandates at least 20 minutes of safe, unstructured recess time per day for children in grades K-5

  • Prohibits schools from decreasing time allotted for recess because of program or curriculum changes

the decision makers

Joint Committee on Education

Who on committee has co-sponsored:

state senators:

Jason Lewisred x
Jason Lewis (D)
Winchester

chair

Sal DiDomenicored x
Sal DiDomenico (D)
Everett

chair

John Croninred x
John Cronin (D)
Adam Gomezred x
Adam Gomez (D)
Patricia Jehlenred x
Patricia Jehlen (D)
Somerville
Patrick O'Connorgreen check
Patrick O'Connor (R)
Weymouth

state representatives:

Alice Peischred x
Alice Peisch (D)
Wellesley

chair

Steven Ultrinored x
Steven Ultrino (D)
Malden

chair

Smitty Pignatellired x
Smitty Pignatelli (D)
Lee
Andres Vargasred x
Andres Vargas (D)
Haverhill
Elizabeth Maliared x
Elizabeth Malia (D)
Boston
Dan Senagreen check
Dan Sena (D)
Kip Diggsred x
Kip Diggs (D)
Vanna Howardred x
Vanna Howard (D)
Joseph McGonaglered x
Joseph McGonagle (D)
Everett
James Kelcoursered x
James Kelcourse (R)
Amesbury
Kelly Peasered x
Kelly Pease (D)

Who has co-sponsored:

History of the bill

2022

Jun 2021

Committee Hearing

Mar 2021

Sent to the Education Committee

Jan 2021

Reintroduced as H.695

2021

Feb 2020

Sent to Study

2020

Sep 2019

Commitee hearing

Jan 2019

Sent to the Education Committee

2019