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Missouri Revised Statutes Title XII. Public Health and Welfare § 191.918. Breast-feeding in public permitted--not sexual conduct, public indecency, or obscenity--no municipal ordinances to prohibit or restrict

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1.?Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a mother may, with discretion, breast-feed her child or express breast milk in any public or private location where the mother is otherwise authorized to be.

2.?The act of a mother breast-feeding a child or expressing breast milk in a public or private location where the mother and child are otherwise authorized to be shall not:

(1)?Constitute sexual conduct or sexual contact as defined in section 566.010; ?or

(2)?Be considered an act of public indecency, indecent exposure, sexual conduct, lewd touching, or obscenity or any other similar term for purposes of state or municipal law.

3.?A municipality shall not enact an ordinance prohibiting or restricting a mother from breast-feeding a child or expressing breast milk in a public or private location where the mother and child are otherwise authorized to be.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Missouri Revised Statutes Title XII. Public Health and Welfare § 191.918. Breast-feeding in public permitted--not sexual conduct, public indecency, or obscenity--no municipal ordinances to prohibit or restrict - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mo/title-xii-public-health-and-welfare/mo-rev-st-191-918.html


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