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State-NewsRICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Legislation passed by both chambers of the General Assembly assures that a mother can breastfeed her baby in any place where she is lawfully present. State Sen. Jennifer Wexton’s measure cleared the Senate on a 38-0 vote Monday. Wexton, a Loudoun County Democrat, said she introduced the bill after a constituent told her of being asked to leave a gym after patrons complained about her breastfeeding. Wexton said Virginia is one of only three states, along with Idaho and South Dakota, that don’t have such a law on the books. A companion bill sponsored by Del. Dave Albo, a Fairfax County Republican, passed the House of Delegates 99-0 Friday.