Makes it an offense against public policy for anyone to interfere with a mother's right (or her surrogate's right) to breastfeed in any location where she is lawfully allowed to be, except private homes.
Refers to women, children (§ 23.37).
Support for breastfeeding supports public health goals.
"Any person who intentionally interferes with a mother's or her surrogate's attempts to breastfeed her child or express breast milk shall be subject to a forfeiture of not less than $25.00 nor more than $250.00 for each such violation." (§ 23.37)
Chapter 23 (Offenses Against Public Policy). Ordinances: Created by ORD -07-00012, 2-2-07.