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Tempe, Ariz., Code § 22-15 (current through Feb. 12, 2018)
Brief Summary
This law protects women who are breastfeeding in public places, stating that they they are allowed to so in any public spaces that mother and child are otherwise allowed to be (and thus not subject to being charged with a general offense).
Legal Strategies
Expressly allows something.
Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Get
State: Arizona
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Tempe
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. See references to "mother" and "child." § 22-15.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
No.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Section 22-15 is located in Chapter 22 (Offenses—Miscellaneous); Article I. (In General). History: enacted by Ord. No. 2005.95, 12-1-05.