California lawmakers will consider a proposal to allow parents to bring their newborns to work at state offices.
Assembly Bill 2481 was introduced by Assemblyman Randy Voepel, the former mayor of Santee, with bipartisan support.
The program is for babies between 6 weeks and 6 months when they still sleep a lot and before they can crawl away.
The infant-to-work program would initially be an option only at state offices, and if passed, would be tested out for a year.
"This is a voluntary program. If that particular department decides that it is a distraction, then that's that," explained Voepel.
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