HR1174: Fairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2017

By | November 29, 2017
A lactation room at the Department of Labor

A lactation room at the Department of Labor. Official Department of Labor photo.

Requires certain public buildings to provide a room (other than a bathroom) for nursing mothers to express milk.  Sets minimum standards for such rooms.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]

Cosponsors: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4], Rep. Johnson, Henry C. “Hank,” Jr. [D-GA-4], Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10]


Passed House by voice vote.

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