New Cosponsor — Sep 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT]
The bill now has 5 cosponsors (4 Democrats, 1 Independent).
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1463 — 112th Congress: Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1463
“S. 1463 — 112th Congress: Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. July 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1463>
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