H.R. 1174: Fairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2017

H.R. 1174 requires publicly-accessible buildings that are either federally owned or leased to provide designated private and hygienic lactation spaces open to the public for nursing mothers. Exceptions to this bill include public buildings that do not contain a lactation room for employees, public buildings that do not have a room that could be repurposed as a reasonable cost, or ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Feb 16, 2017


Passed House on Mar 7, 2017

This bill passed in the House on March 7, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Eleanor Norton

Delegate for the District of Columbia



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2017
Length: 4 pages


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Feb 16, 2017

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Feb 28, 2017
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Mar 7, 2017
Passed House

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Mar 7, 2017
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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