HB 1012 (BR 498) - T. Riner
AN ACT relating to breast-feeding.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to permit mothers to breast-feed in public or private locations; create the crime of interference with the right of a woman to breast-feed a baby; make interference with the right of a woman to breast-feed a class B misdemeanor; permit businesses or agencies to use the designation "mother-friendly" for having a policy supporting breast-feeding; require state agencies administering maternal or child health services to provide breast-feeding information to participants; require the Department for Public Health to provide information and assistance on receiving a "baby-friendly" designation; permit the Department of Public Health to include a program of lactation support services as part of the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program; require the Department of Public Health to coordinate the operation of the Women, Infants, and Children program with the Department for Medicaid Services in order to exchange information.
HB 1012 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions except to delete the crime of interference with breast-feeding; make technical corrections.
Mar 1-introduced in House
Mar 2-to Health and Welfare (H)
Mar 6-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 16-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)