Public Breastfeeding Law
20-27-2001. Breastfeeding in public.
A woman may breastfeed a child in a public place or any place where other individuals are present.
HISTORY: Acts 2007, No. 680, § 2.
5-14-112. Indecent exposure.
(a) A person commits indecent exposure if, with the purpose to arouse or gratify a sexual desire of himself or herself or of any other person, the person exposes his or her sex organs:
(1) In a public place or in public view; or
(2) Under circumstances in which the person knows the conduct is likely to cause affront or alarm.
(b) (1) Except as provided in subdivisions (b)(2) and (b)(3) of this section, indecent exposure is a Class A misdemeanor.
(2) For a fourth or fifth conviction within ten (10) years of a previous conviction, indecent exposure is a Class D felony.
(3) For a sixth conviction and each successive conviction within ten (10) years of a previous conviction, indecent exposure is a Class C felony.
(c) A woman is not in violation of this section for breastfeeding a child in a public place or any place where other individuals are present.
HISTORY: Acts 1975, No. 280, § 1812; A.S.A. 1947, § 41-1812; Acts 1997, No. 817, § 1; 2001, No. 1553, § 7; 2001, No. 1665, § 1; 2001, No. 1821, § 2; 2003, No. 862, § 1; 2005, No. 1815, § 1; 2005, No. 1962, § 5; 2007, No. 38, § 1; No. 680, § 1.
Workplace Pumping Law
11-5-116. Break time for expressing breast milk.
(a) (1) An employer shall provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee who needs to express breast milk for her child in order to maintain milk supply and comfort.
(2) To the extent possible, the break time required under subdivision (a)(1) of this section shall run concurrently with any paid or unpaid break time already provided to the employee.
(b) (1) An employer shall make a reasonable effort to provide a private, secure, and sanitary room or other location in close proximity to the work area, other than a toilet stall, where an employee can express her breast milk.
(2) The room or location provided under subdivision (b)(1) of this section may include the employee’s normal work space if the employee’s normal work space meets the requirements of this section.
(c) This section does not require an employer to provide break time if to do so would create an undue hardship on the operations of the employer.
(d) The employee shall make reasonable efforts to minimize disruption to the employer’s operations.
HISTORY: Acts 2009, No. 621, § 1.