H.R.2375 - Friendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] (Introduced 05/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/05/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2375 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/04/2017)
Friendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2017
This bill authorizes the Department of Transportation (DOT) to approve a grant application for an airport development project only if the DOT receives written assurances that the owner or operator of a large or medium hub airport will maintain a lactation area at each passenger terminal building of the airport behind the airport security screening area.
The bill defines "lactation area" to mean a room or other location in a commercial service airport for members of the public to express breast milk that:
- is shielded from view and free from intrusion from the public;
- has a door that can be locked;
- includes a place to sit, a table or other flat surface, and an electrical outlet;
- is readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities; and
- is not located in a restroom.
DOT may approve a terminal development project for the construction or installation of a lactation area at a commercial service airport.