OLR Bill Analysis

SB 258 (File 429, as amended by Senate "A")*

AN ACT CONCERNING INFANT SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES.

SUMMARY:

This bill requires hospitals, through their maternity programs, to provide newborn infants' parents or legal guardians with written information on the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for safe sleep practices when the infants are discharged.

*Senate Amendment “A” adds legal guardians to the people to whom hospitals must provide the written information.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2015

COMMITTEE ACTION

Public Health Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

27

Nay

0

(03/23/2015)