Florida Senate - 2021 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 196 Ì733590,Î733590 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Berman) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Section 29.24, Florida Statutes, is created to 6 read: 7 29.24 Lactation space in courthouses.— 8 (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, by 9 January 1, 2022, each county courthouse must provide at least 10 one dedicated lactation space, outside of the confines of a 11 restroom, for members of the public to express breast milk or 12 breastfeed in private. The space must be hygienic, be shielded 13 from public view, be free from intrusion while occupied, and 14 contain an electrical outlet. 15 (2) The person responsible for the operation of the 16 facility housing each district court of appeal is authorized to 17 use state-appropriated funds or private funding to provide a 18 lactation space as set forth in subsection (1). 19 (3) The requirements of subsection (1) do not apply to a 20 courthouse if the person who is responsible for the operation of 21 the courthouse determines that: 22 (a) The courthouse does not contain a lactation space for 23 employees which may be used by the members of the public and the 24 courthouse does not have: 25 1. A space that could be repurposed as a lactation space 26 open to the public; or 27 2. A space that could be made private at a reasonable cost 28 using portable materials, contingent upon private funding being 29 made available for those costs. 30 (b) New construction would be required to create the 31 lactation space. 32 Section 2. The Legislature finds that this act fulfills an 33 important state interest. 34 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021. 35 36 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 37 And the title is amended as follows: 38 Delete everything before the enacting clause 39 and insert: 40 A bill to be entitled 41 An act relating to lactation space; creating s. 29.24, 42 F.S.; requiring each county to provide lactation space 43 in each county courthouse; providing exceptions; 44 authorizing the use of state or private funds to 45 provide lactation space in appellate courthouses; 46 declaring that this act fulfills an important state 47 interest; providing an effective date.