Learn how legislative changes may impact you

In 2016, the U.S. Congress passed the Bathroom Accessible in Every Situation Act (BABIES Act), which requires baby changing accommodations in both male and female restrooms located in publicly-accessible federal buildings. This ensures that all federal buildings are family-friendly for all caregivers.



Baby Changing Station Legislation Map

All states are under the Federal Legislation (BABIES Act)




BCS Legislations

Federal Legislation Legislation Status Bill
National In 2016, the Bathrooms Accessible In Every Situation Act (BABIES Act) requires baby changing accommodations in both male and female restrooms in publicly-accessible federal buildings. Enacted Read full bill
State Legislation Status Bill
Arizona State: HB-2529 requires all public entities to install at least one changing station suitable for babies and adults when building or overhauling a restroom. Under Review Learn More
California State: SB-1358 requires all new or substantially renovated buildings to provide changing stations in public restrooms. Enacted Learn More
  City:
San Francisco: S.1110 – Friendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2017 requires San Francisco International Airport to have baby-changing tables in both men’s and women’s restrooms.

Enacted

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  San Jose: The “Family Friendly Initiative” will equip city buildings with baby changing stations in all restrooms. Under Review Learn More
Connecticut State: SB-533 has been proposed, which requires changing stations in all newly constructed or renovated men's restrooms in public buildings. Enacted Learn More
Florida City:
Miami-Dade: The Baby Diaper-Changing Accommodations Ordinance of Miami-Dade County requires all new or substantially renovated buildings to provide changing stations in public restrooms.

Enacted

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Hawaii State: HB-956 require businesses to install baby changing stations in all restrooms.

Under Review

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  City:
Honolulu: A bill has been introduced in Honolulu that will require businesses to install baby changing stations in all restrooms.

Under Review

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Illinois State: HB-3711 requires all public buildings to have a baby changing station available to men and women. Enacted Learn More
Massachusetts State: H1966 requires certain restaurants to provide baby changing stations. Under Review Learn More
Maryland City:
Baltimore: A bill has been introduced in Baltimore that will require baby changing stations in all public restrooms

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Michigan State: Section 125.1508a requires that restrooms with baby changing stations in the women's restrooms must also be present in the men's restrooms. Enacted Learn More
Nevada State: Assembly Bill 241 requires all public buildings to provide changing stations. Enacted Learn More
New Jersey State: S1325 has been introduced which will require all new or substantially renovated buildings to provide changing stations in public restrooms. Under Review Learn More
New Mexico State: HB-538 has been introduced to include baby changing stations in all public restrooms. Under Review Learn More
New York State: A law has been introduced which requires all men's restrooms to provide changing stations. Enacted Learn More
  City:
New York,  NY: 1241-A requires all new or substantially renovated buildings in New York City to provide changing stations in public restrooms.

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Ohio City:
Columbus: bill has been introduced in Columbus that will require baby changing stations in all restaurants.

Under Review

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Oklahoma State: HB-2017 has been introduced in Oklahoma City, which will require all new, renovated, or replacement state and municipal buildings to include at least one changing station. Enacted Learn More
Rhode Island State: Title 23-27.3-701 requires all new or substantially renovated buildings to provide changing stations in public restrooms. Enacted Learn More
Texas City:
Dallas: An ordinance has been introduced that will require any newly built or renovated city-owned building, privately owned restaurant, theater or retail store will have to provide at least one "safe, sanitary

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Utah State: HB-303 requires all new or substantially renovated buildings to provide changing stations in public restrooms. Enacted Learn More
Washington State: HB-2758 has been introduced which requires all restaurants with a carrying capacity of 60 or more to install changing stations in men’s and women’s restrooms. Under Review Learn More
Wisconsin State: SPS 390.19 has been introduced which requires baby changing stations in public restrooms. Enacted Learn More





Koala Kare Can Help

Helping facility managers and business owners tailor public restrooms to caregivers with young children is what Koala Kare Products is all about. Visit the Baby Changing Station section of our website to explore solutions that fit your facility or complete the form to the right for help equipping your restrooms.


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