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S. 1463 - Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011

S. 1463 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers.
Other Titles
  • Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011
Sponsor
Jeff Merkley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Child health
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Labor standards
  • Women's employment
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced8/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/01/2011
8/01/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$449,450
$3,807,158
$7,166,710
$946,436
$38,900
$893,441
$212,425
$13,514,520
$0
15 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011

15 organizations supported this bill

American Association Of Birth Centers
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Amnesty International
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Best For Babes
Forbes, Bettina (2011, December 15). Help us Create a Company Policy & Employee Training Toolkit for Target & Other Stores, Restaurants, etc.. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Best for Babes.
Black Women's Health Imperative
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Childbirth Connection
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Hygeia
Gulbransen, Kate (2012, February 8). Think breastfeeding discrimination is wrong? Take action!. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Hygeia.
International Center For Traditional Childbearing
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Midwives Alliance Of North America
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
MomsRising
Moms Rising (2011, September 6). Stand up for Breastfeeding Moms!. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Moms Rising.
National Alliance For Breastfeeding Advocacy
National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy (2011, September 25). Breastfeeding Promotion Act, continued . Retrieved July 18, 2012, from National Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy.
National Association Of Certified Professional Midwives
Undersigned Organizations (2011, November 15). Dear Senator Merkley and Representative Maloney:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
National Partnership for Women & Families
Shabo, Vicki (2011, August 22). The Good, the Bad and the Hope for Breastfeeding Rights. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from National Partnership for Women and Families.
United States Breastfeeding Committee
United States Breastfeeding Committee (2011, August 30). Tell Congress to Expand Working Moms’ Right to Breastfeed!. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from United States Breastfeeding Committee.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$33,950$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$34,549$0
John BarrassoRWY$91,139$0
Max BaucusDMT$229,362$0
Mark BegichDAK$30,100$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$78,250$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$22,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$82,170$0
John BoozmanRAR$8,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,294,672$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$223,320$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$549,634$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,853$0
Maria CantwellDWA$151,600$0
Ben CardinDMD$63,829$0
Tom CarperDDE$36,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$140,113$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$59,100$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$45,449$0
Tom CoburnROK$11,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,729$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$55,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,477$0
John CornynRTX$82,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$62,271$0
Jim DeMintRSC$7,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$79,525$0
Mike EnziRWY$66,650$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$269,871$0
Al FrankenDMN$87,744$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,373,213$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$35,946$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$101,550$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$569,249$0
Tom HarkinDIA$112,780$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$294,983$0
Dean HellerRNV$27,000$0
John HoevenRND$14,400$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$13,350$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,650$0
Dan InouyeDHI$41,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,750$0
Mike JohannsRNE$20,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,325$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$49,548$0
John F. KerryDMA$138,084$0
Mark KirkRIL$204,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,569$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$15,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$172,981$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$36,700$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,450$0
Mike LeeRUT$8,250$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,421$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$35,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$29,050$0
John McCainRAZ$41,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,266,066$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$179,035$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,448$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,707$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,192$0
Jerry MoranRKS$20,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$42,700$0
Patty MurrayDWA$548,314$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$53,399$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$42,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$6,300$0
Rob PortmanROH$77,750$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$18,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$29,650$0
Harry ReidDNV$241,000$0
Jim RischRID$6,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$85,799$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$45,050$0
Marco RubioRFL$28,650$0
Bernie SandersIVT$9,650$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$112,153$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,550$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$867,940$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$41,910$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$502,462$0
Jon TesterDMT$248,501$0
John ThuneRSD$48,850$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$34,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$91,528$0
Tom UdallDNM$56,082$0
David VitterRLA$20,600$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$94,700$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$40,900$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,800$0
Ron WydenDOR$123,128$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$33,950$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$34,549$0
John BarrassoRWY$91,139$0
Max BaucusDMT$229,362$0
Mark BegichDAK$30,100$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$78,250$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$22,950$0
Roy BluntRMO$82,170$0
John BoozmanRAR$8,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,294,672$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$223,320$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$549,634$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,853$0
Maria CantwellDWA$151,600$0
Ben CardinDMD$63,829$0
Tom CarperDDE$36,150$0
Bob CaseyDPA$140,113$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$59,100$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$45,449$0
Tom CoburnROK$11,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,729$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$55,300$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,450$0
Bob CorkerRTN$56,477$0
John CornynRTX$82,500$0
Mike CrapoRID$62,271$0
Jim DeMintRSC$7,500$0
Dick DurbinDIL$79,525$0
Mike EnziRWY$66,650$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$269,871$0
Al FrankenDMN$87,744$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,373,213$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$35,946$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$101,550$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$569,249$0
Tom HarkinDIA$112,780$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$294,983$0
Dean HellerRNV$27,000$0
John HoevenRND$14,400$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$13,350$0
Jim InhofeROK$5,650$0
Dan InouyeDHI$41,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,750$0
Mike JohannsRNE$20,600$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,325$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$49,548$0
John F. KerryDMA$138,084$0
Mark KirkRIL$204,650$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$398,569$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$15,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$172,981$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$36,700$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$5,450$0
Mike LeeRUT$8,250$0
Carl LevinDMI$34,421$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$35,250$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$29,050$0
John McCainRAZ$41,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,266,066$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$179,035$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$175,448$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,707$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$153,192$0
Jerry MoranRKS$20,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$42,700$0
Patty MurrayDWA$548,314$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$53,399$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$42,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$6,300$0
Rob PortmanROH$77,750$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$18,700$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$29,650$0
Harry ReidDNV$241,000$0
Jim RischRID$6,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$85,799$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$45,050$0
Marco RubioRFL$28,650$0
Bernie SandersIVT$9,650$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$112,153$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,550$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$867,940$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$41,910$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$502,462$0
Jon TesterDMT$248,501$0
John ThuneRSD$48,850$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$34,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$91,528$0
Tom UdallDNM$56,082$0
David VitterRLA$20,600$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$94,700$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$40,900$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$28,800$0
Ron WydenDOR$123,128$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,166,710
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,807,158
Nurses$946,436
Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Health professionals$212,425
Human Rights$38,900

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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