CNN – Senator Merkley Helps Nursing Mothers

April 2, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley added an amendment to the health care reform law that will give new mothers privacy and flexible break times to pump breastmilk once they return to work.

CNN – Senator Merkley Helps Nursing Mothers

This timeline from the Kaiser Family Foundation may also be helpful: Health Reform Implementation Timeline

The implementation timeline reflects the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which President Obama signed on March 23, 2010, as well as provisions in the Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act passed by the House and Senate.