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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 258

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2223

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.

SEN. COLEMAN, 2nd Dist.

SEN. CRISCO, 17th Dist.

SEN. FLEXER, 29th Dist.

SEN. KENNEDY, 12th Dist.

SEN. LEONE, 27th Dist.

SEN. MOORE, 22nd Dist.

SEN. WINFIELD, 10th Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING INFANT SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES.

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

That chapter 368v of the general statutes be amended to require hospitals to provide informational materials regarding recommended safe sleep practices for infants, including American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations concerning safe sleep practices, to parents after the birth of a child at the hospital.

Statement of Purpose:

To facilitate and encourage safe sleep practices and prevent avoidable infant deaths.