Bill: HB 1474 — 2017
Promoting healthy outcomes for pregnant women and infants (Farrell, Riccelli, Cody)
Directs the state health care authority to require that health care facilities that provide newborn delivery services to medical assistance clients establish certain policies and procedures. Addresses unfair practices for employers with regard to reasonable accommodations for a pregnant employee. Creates the health pregnancy advisory committee to develop a strategy for promoting and improving maternal and infant health outcomes.
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1474&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)