Illinois school districts face new breast feeding requirements
ST. LOUIS, MO — School districts across Illinois face a new requirement to help students who breast feed their babies. Public schools must soon provide a room, other than a bathroom, with an electrical outlet for young nursing mothers.
Students must also have access to a refrigerator to store their milk and can not be penalized for time away from classes.
The law, signed by governor Bruce Rauner, takes effect in January.