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AB-2572 Pupil health: outdoor time: air quality.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 49404 is added to the Education Code, to read:

49404.
 (a) For purposes of this section, “outdoor time” includes, but is not limited to, recess, lunch, outdoor breaks, and instructional time held outdoors.
(b) A school district shall require pupils to remain indoors for outdoor time during normal school hours when the applicable air pollution control or air quality management district has issued a public alert for an unhealthy, very unhealthy, or hazardous air quality day, as those terms are defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the purposes of the Air Quality Index.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.