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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1497         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1093

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Susan C. Fargo

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to provide information on the health benefits of breastfeeding.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Susan C. Fargo

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1497        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1093

By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1093) of Fargo for legislation to provide information on the health benefits of breastfeeding [Joint Committee on Public Health].

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 815 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to provide information on the health benefits of breastfeeding.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              SECTION 1. Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 222, the following section:-

              Section 223.  The department shall provide educational information to the public on the health benefits of breastfeeding. All such information shall be compatible with the nutritional requirements to be provided by the department under section 1 of chapter 111I. The department shall post such information on its public internet site and may make the information available in written format, to local boards of health and to any state department, division or agency that administers a maternal or child health service or program, for public dissemination.

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