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Policy Summary

This law protects women who are breastfeeding in public and private places, stating that they they are allowed to so in any location (public or private) that mother and child are otherwise allowed to be (and thus not subject to being charged with a miscellaneous offense).

Background Information

State Arizona
Jurisdiction Name Chandler
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000
Legal Strategies
  • Expressly allows something
  • Provides education, promotes awareness, or provides information
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

See references to "mother" and "child." § 11-13.

Health-related goal?
Yes

Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
Yes

First violations are punishable by a civil sanction not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), with additional punishments are specified for (2) or more infractions. § 26-12.

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

Section 11 is located in Part III (Public Safety), Chapter 11 (Curfew, Graffiti, Smoking and Miscellaneous Offences). History: Ord. No. 3737, 11-14-05.