To ensure a woman's right to breastfeed her child on any portion of Federal property where the woman and her child are otherwise authorized to be.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 18, 1999
Length: 2 pages
May 18, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 18, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 25, 1998
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4628 (105th).
May 18, 1999
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H.R. 1848 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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