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Federal/State:District of Columbia
Bill:DC LB 410 - Breastmilk Bank and Lactation Support Act
Summary:Would create a Lactation Commission, require the Department of Health to establish a public breastmilk bank and lactation support center, to conduct a comprehensive public education and outreach campaign about the benefits of breastfeeding and breastmilk, and would provide the Department of Health with regulatory authority over the licensure and operation of breastmilk banks located in the District of Columbia.
Sponsor(s):Councilmember Yvette M. Alexander (D)
Status:
As of 12/3/2013: Public hearing held Nov 14, 2013
As of 7/15/2013: Introduced, referred to Committee on Health