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2006 Senate Bill 106: Allow public breastfeeding and prohibit certain private limitations on it

Public Act 80 of 2006

Introduced by Sen. Tom Buford (R) on January 20, 2006 To permit a mother to breastfeed her baby or express breast milk in any location, public or private. The bill would require that breastfeeding may not be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, or obscenity. The bill would prohibit a municipality from enacting an ordinance that prohibits or restricts breastfeeding in a public or private location. The bill would exclude breastfeeding from the definition of indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, obscenity, and similar terms. The bill would prohibit interference with a mother breastfeeding her child in any public or private location.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 24, 2006
Reported in the Senate on February 9, 2006 Favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on February 22, 2006.
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(same description)
To permit a mother to breastfeed her baby or express breast milk in any location, public or private. The bill would require that breastfeeding may not be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, or obscenity. The bill would prohibit a municipality from enacting an ordinance that prohibits or restricts breastfeeding in a public or private location. The bill would exclude breastfeeding from the definition of indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, obscenity, and similar terms. The bill would prohibit interference with a mother breastfeeding her child in any public or private location.
Received in the House on February 23, 2006
Referred to the House Health and Welfare Committee on February 28, 2006
Amendment offered by Rep. Stan Lee (R) on March 9, 2006 To discharge a breastfeeding mother from jury service.
Amendment offered by Rep. Susan Westrom (D) on March 9, 2006 To excuse a breastfeeding mother from jury service.
Withdrawn in the House on March 15, 2006
Passed 98 to 1 in the House on March 15, 2006.
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(same description)
To permit a mother to breastfeed her baby or express breast milk in any location, public or private. The bill would require that breastfeeding may not be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, or obscenity. The bill would prohibit a municipality from enacting an ordinance that prohibits or restricts breastfeeding in a public or private location. The bill would exclude breastfeeding from the definition of indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, obscenity, and similar terms. The bill would prohibit interference with a mother breastfeeding her child in any public or private location.
Signed by Gov. Ernie Fletcher on March 28, 2006 To permit a mother to breastfeed her baby or express breast milk in any location, public or private. The bill would require that breastfeeding may not be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, or obscenity. The bill would prohibit a municipality from enacting an ordinance that prohibits or restricts breastfeeding in a public or private location. The bill would exclude breastfeeding from the definition of indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, obscenity, and similar terms. The bill would prohibit interference with a mother breastfeeding her child in any public or private location.

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