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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHouse Committee on Education and the WorkforceSelect EducationHouse Committee on Ways and MeansHouse Committee on Natural ResourcesHouse Committee on AgricultureDepartment Operations, Oversight, and NutritionHouse Committee on the JudiciaryHouse Committee on Financial ServicesIntroducedSeptember 29th, 2010
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Fit for LIFE Act of 2010
To address childhood obesity, and for other purposes.
Fit for LIFE Act of 2010 or the Fit for Local Investments in the Future of Every Child Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the offering of fruits and vegetables in communities through convenience stores, virtual farmers markets, community gardens, and supermarkets. Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to expand reimbursements for programs providing care to at-risk school children, provide free fresh fruits and vegetables in secondary schools and child care centers, and initiate and maintain summer food service programs for children. Amends the Child Nutrition Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to expand free breakfast programs in schools with a higher number of low-income children. Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish programs to reduce and prevent obesity in children. Expands coverage of obesity treatment and prevention programs and services in federal programs. Establishes the National Commission on Child Obesity. Sets forth grant programs to increase physical activities in low-income communities and prevent childhood obesity.