Florida Senate - 2023                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 144
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Berman moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment 
    3         Delete lines 19 - 40
    4  and insert:
    5  one dedicated lactation space outside the confines of a restroom
    6  for members of the public to express breast milk or breastfeed
    7  in private. The space must:
    8         (a)Be hygienic, clean and sanitary, and conducive to
    9  maintaining and preventing disease;
   10         (b)Be shielded from public view;
   11         (c)Be free from intrusion while occupied; and
   12         (d)Contain an electrical outlet.
   13         (2)The person responsible for the operation of the
   14  facility housing each district court of appeal may use state
   15  appropriated funds or private funding to provide a lactation
   16  space as set forth in subsection (1).
   17         (3)The requirements of subsection (1) do not apply to a
   18  courthouse if the person who is responsible for the operation of
   19  the courthouse determines that:
   20         (a)New construction would be required to create the
   21  lactation space; and
   22         (b)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.