H.R. 2819 (111th): Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009


Jun 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers; to provide for a performance standard for breast pumps; and to provide tax incentives to encourage breastfeeding.

Summary (CRS)

6/11/2009--Introduced.Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009 - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include lactation (i.e., breastfeeding or the expressing of milk from the breast) as protected conduct under ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 11, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2819”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2236 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2007

H.R. 2758 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2011

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