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Abraham Washington
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« on: May 30, 2016, 07:12:07 pm »
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Children's Schoolbag Weight Regulation Act
1. It is hereby declared the policy of the Northeast region to safeguard the health and interests of the youth and, pursuant thereto, to protect them from conditions that could adversely affect their health or cause harmful effects to their bodies.
2. It is the objective of this Act to limit the weight of school bags carried by schoolchildren, both in the elementary and secondary levels, and to implement proactive measures that would prevent overloading of school bags with the end goal of protecting children from any harmful healthful effects resulting from carrying overloaded school bags.
3. Any bag weighing more than fifteen percent (15%) of a child's body weight is deemed overweight.
4. It is incumbent for school authorities, parents and health authorities to implement measures to keep schoolchildren from bringing schoolbags that are overw

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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2016, 07:43:18 pm »
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At first, you might thought that this is a dumb/nonsense bill. However, we shouldn't allow our children to carry bags as if they're working as a cargo carrier in an airplane or somewhere.
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2016, 07:50:28 pm »
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At first, you might thought that this is a dumb/nonsense bill. However, we shouldn't allow our children to carry bags as if they're working as a cargo carrier in an airplane or somewhere.

In my opinion, this law isn't really necessary, but I'll allow the Governor to explain his position.
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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2016, 08:57:05 pm »
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At first, you might thought that this is a dumb/nonsense bill. However, we shouldn't allow our children to carry bags as if they're working as a cargo carrier in an airplane or somewhere.

In my opinion, this law isn't really necessary, but I'll allow the Governor to explain his position.
Because most of the students going to school are carrying loads of stuff. It was linked by medical studies that it can cause health problems. I want a healthy community. Section 4 of this bill will be amended, to mandate every school in the Northeast to have lockers for every student.
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2016, 08:58:31 pm »
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Children's Schoolbag Weight Regulation Act
1. It is hereby declared the policy of the Northeast region to safeguard the health and interests of the youth and, pursuant thereto, to protect them from conditions that could adversely affect their health or cause harmful effects to their bodies.
2. It is the objective of this Act to limit the weight of school bags carried by schoolchildren, both in the elementary and secondary levels, and to implement proactive measures that would prevent overloading of school bags with the end goal of protecting children from any harmful healthful effects resulting from carrying overloaded school bags.
3. Any bag weighing more than fifteen percent (15%) of a child's body weight is deemed overweight.
4. It is incumbent for school authorities, parents and health authorities to implement measures to keep schoolchildren from bringing schoolbags that are overweight
5. School authorities per school should provide lockers for every student. (assuming that not all have lockers/incomplete lockers)
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