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Senate Bill 0225


Senate Bill 0225

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Breastfeeding in the workplace. Provides that the state, political subdivisions, and other employers that employ one or more individuals shall provide for reasonable paid breaks for an employee to express breast milk for the employee's infant child. Provides that the state, political subdivisions, and other employers must make reasonable efforts to provide a room or other location in close proximity to the work area where the employee can express the employee's breast milk in privacy. Provides that the state, political subdivisions, and other employers must make reasonable efforts to provide for a refrigerator or other cold storage for keeping breast milk that has been expressed. Makes it a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against an employee who breastfeeds or expresses milk during a regularly scheduled lunch break or other break. Provides that the civil rights commission is responsible for investigating allegations that an employee has been discriminated against for breastfeeding or expressing milk during a regularly scheduled lunch break or other break.
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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