H.R.2790 - Breastfeeding Promotion Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] (Introduced 07/18/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/13/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.2790 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Breastfeeding Promotion Act - Pregnancy Discrimination Act Amendments of 2003 - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include lactation (breastfeeding, including expression of milk) as protected conduct under such Act.
Introduced in House (07/18/2003)
Amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to allow a limited credit to employers for expenses incurred in enabling employed nursing mothers to breastfeed.
Safe and Effective Breast Pumps Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) put into effect a performance standard for breast pumps irrespective of the class to which the breast pumps have been classified under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and (2) issue a compliance policy guide which will assure that women who want to breastfeed a child are given full and complete information respecting breast pumps.
Expands the IRC definition of medical care to include qualified breastfeeding equipment and services.