California Resolutions

Breastfeeding Awareness Month Resolution (2017) – ACR 113

This resolution officially declares August 2017 as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in California and would encourage Californians to work together to support breastfeeding. It will coincide with National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August.  Note: Resolutions do not need to be signed into law by the Governor.

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Breastfeeding Awareness Month Resolution (2018) – ACR 234

ACR 234, Introduced by Assembly Member Rubio, would proclaim August 2018 as Breastfeeding Awareness Month of 2018 in California. The measure would recognize the unique benefits that breastfeeding provides, as specified, and would affirm that the State of California should work to ensure that barriers to initiation and continuation of breastfeeding are removed. The measure would encourage the State Department of Health Care Services, the State Department of Public Health, the Department of Industrial Relations, the California Breastfeeding Coalition, and other stakeholders to work together to explore ways to, among other things, improve women’s access to breastfeeding support services in medical, social, and employment settings.

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