HB1499: Breastfeeding in public places; mother's right.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 32.1 a chapter numbered 17, consisting of a section numbered 32.1-370, relating to the right to breast-feed in public places.
[H 1499]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Title 32.1 a chapter numbered 17, consisting of a section numbered 32.1-370, as follows:

CHAPTER 17.
BREAST-FEEDING.

§ 32.1-370. Right to breast-feed.

A mother may breast-feed in any place where the mother is lawfully present, including any location where she would otherwise be allowed on property that is owned, leased, or controlled by the Commonwealth in accordance with § 2.2-1147.1.  

HOUSE BILL NO. 1499

Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled January 5, 2015
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Title 32.1 a chapter numbered 17, consisting of a section numbered 32.1-370, relating to the right to breast-feed in public places.
Patron-- Albo

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Title 32.1 a chapter numbered 17, consisting of a section numbered 32.1-370, as follows:

CHAPTER 17.
BREAST-FEEDING.

§ 32.1-370. Right to breast-feed.

A mother may breast-feed in any place where the mother is lawfully present, including any location where she would otherwise be allowed on property that is owned, leased, or controlled by the Commonwealth in accordance with § 2.2-1147.1.