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Senate Bill No. 258

Public Act No. 15-39

AN ACT CONCERNING INFANT SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) Each hospital, as defined in section 19a-490 of the general statutes, through its maternity program, shall provide the parent or parents or the legal guardian of a newborn infant with written informational materials containing the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations concerning safe sleep practices at the time of such infant's discharge from the hospital.

Approved June 5, 2015