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Policy 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).

Background Information

State Arizona
Jurisdiction Name Tempe
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 50,000-200,000
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." § 22-15.

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?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.