01RS HB386


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HB 386 (BR 1435) - T. Riner, C. Walton, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to breast-feeding.
     Create new section of KRS Chapter 211 to permit mothers to breast-feed in public or private locations; 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 of Public Health to provide information and assistance on receiving a "baby-friendly" designation; permit the Department for 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.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2001
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 90-0
     Mar 5-received in Senate

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