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Subject: Nursing Mothers
Bill: S. 926
Sponsor: Fargo (D)
Date Introduced: 01/21/2011, carried over to 2012 session.
Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development: 01/24/2011
Committee requested study: 04/26/2012
Summary: Guarantees all female workers “reasonable break time” to express breast milk, and requires employers to make “reasonable efforts” to provide a location other than a toilet stall for this purpose.
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