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2014 House Bill 5678: Expand breast feeding nudity exemption to milk pump
  1. Introduced by Rep. Margaret O'Brien (R) on June 12, 2014, to revise the breastfeeding exemption in a law that defines and bans “public nudity,” so that the exemption also includes a woman exposing her breast for purposes of "expressing" breast milk, meaning taking milk from the breast with a pump or by hand for later use.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 12, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on September 11, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Local Government.
    • Referred to the House Local Government Committee on September 11, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on October 2, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 106 to 0 in the House on November 13, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 2, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on December 2, 2014.