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Governor James Doyle is scheduled to sign the breastfeeding bill into law on Wednesday, March 10 at 3 PM in the Governor’s Conference Room.

If you would like to request an invitation to attend the signing, contact either of the authors of the bill:

State Senator Fred Risser


State Representative Sandy Pasch

(608)266-7671 or (888)534-0022

The bill’s wording is:

253.16 Right to breast-feed. A mother may breast-feed her child in any public or private location where the mother and child are otherwise authorized to be. In such a location, no person may prohibit a mother from breast-feeding her child, direct a mother to move to another location to breast-feed her child, direct a mother to cover her child or breast while breast-feeding, or otherwise restrict a mother from breast-feeding.

Anne Altshuler