President Barack Obama signed the law about the care of children in public places, according to which in the near future at Federal buildings shared in the women’s and men’s toilet rooms should appear tables to change the diaper of a child, reports The Huffington Post.
The bill has received in American society, the BABIES name (transcript abbreviation can be translated as “also available in any situation”), was proposed in April, the Congressman-the Republican from the state of Rhode island David Cisilino. Each is located in the administrative building of the men’s or women’s restroom must be “physically safe, clean and proper” place to change a baby’s diaper, the document says.
“The construction and the operation of administrative buildings financed by the taxpayers. It is important to make them more open and accessible,” – said in the explanatory note to the law, which previously voted by 28 members of Congress.
“The government must do more to ensure that public building were friendly to families. Neither mom or dad never have to worry about finding a safe place to change baby’s diaper – less in the Federal building, which is paid by the taxpayer”, – explained earlier, Sicilain.
The legislative initiative about installing changing tables in office buildings appeared after American celebrities, politicians and bloggers have begun to sound the alarm.
Last year, in particular, the famous actor Ashton Kutcher complained about the lack of changing tables in men’s restrooms. A month after his perturbation was presented with the bill, which requires public buildings to install a changing table in the men’s toilet by analogy with the female.