Summary of Breastfeeding Legislation in the U.S.

This page provides a summary of state laws on breastfeeding. Administrators, staff, and families can use this information to identify legal protection for breastfeeding in their states and in the District of Columbia.

This page contains information pertaining to proposed legislation. These proposals have no legal weight until enacted. In many cases, a proposal will be significantly changed as it makes its way through the legislative process. Be aware that many bills will never become laws. Therefore, it is important to check the specific legislative website to find out the status of the proposal. Summary of Breastfeeding Legislation in the U.S.



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