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SECTION 2505
Human breast milk; collection, storage and distribution; general powers of the commissioner
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 25, TITLE 1
§ 2505. Human breast milk; collection, storage and distribution;
general powers of the commissioner. The commissioner is hereby empowered
to:

(a) adopt regulations and guidelines including, but not limited to
donor standards, methods of collection, and standards for storage, and
distribution of human breast milk;

(b) conduct educational activities to inform the public and health
care providers of the availability of human breast milk for infants
determined to require such milk and to inform potential donors of the
opportunities for proper donation;

(c) conduct educational activities to encourage and facilitate
employers and child day care centers to establish environments that do
not discourage breastfeeding and the provision of breast milk. Such
environments may include sanitary locations for breastfeeding and
refrigerators to assist in breastfeeding and feeding babies with
expressed breast milk; and

(d) establish rules and regulations to effectuate the provisions of
this section.