People with certain medical conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), sometimes need to use the restroom urgently. This can be difficult if they are out of the house or workplace, as not all businesses have public washrooms.
Many states in the United States have passed the Restroom Access Act, also known as Ally’s Law, to acknowledge this medical need.
Ally’s Law requires that retail businesses with toilet facilities for employees allow customers with specific medical conditions to access them if the need arises.
Read on to learn more about Ally’s Law, including where it applies and how it works.