Proposed S.B. No. 585
Session Year 2017
 


AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR BREAST PUMPS AND PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO WOMEN BREASTFEEDING IN PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT.

To incorporate into the general statutes provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requiring health insurance coverage for breast pumps and improve protections afforded to women breastfeeding in places of employment.

Introduced by:
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Rep. Christine Conley, 40th Dist.
Rep. Liz Linehan, 103rd Dist.
Rep. Kelly J. Juleson-Scopino, 12th Dist.
Rep. Cristin McCarthy Vahey, 133rd Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Rep. Caroline Simmons, 144th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 2/9/2017Public Hearing 02/16
 2/2/2017(INS)Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
 1/24/2017Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

Co-sponsors of SB-585

Rep. Gregory Haddad, 54th Dist.
Sen. Catherine A. Osten, 19th Dist.
Rep. Joseph P. Gresko, 121st Dist.
Rep. Angel Arce, 4th Dist.
Rep. Ezequiel Santiago, 130th Dist.
Rep. Geraldo C. Reyes, 75th Dist.
Rep. Chris Soto, 39th Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Josh Elliott, 88th Dist.
Rep. Alphonse Paolillo, 97th Dist.
Rep. Roland J. Lemar, 96th Dist.
Rep. Joe de la Cruz, 41st Dist.
Rep. Lonnie Reed, 102nd Dist.
Sen. Marilyn V. Moore, 22nd Dist.
Rep. Toni E. Walker, 93rd Dist.
Rep. Diana S. Urban, 43rd Dist.

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