assembly Bill A10601

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires feminine hygiene products to be offered for free in charter schools

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Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 08, 2018 referred to health

A10601 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §267, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A290
2021-2022: A5158

A10601 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires feminine hygiene products to be offered for free in charter schools.

A10601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 8, 2018

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to providing feminine
  hygiene products in charter schools


  Section 1. Section 267 of the public health law, as added by section 1
of  part  Q  of  chapter  56  of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as
  § 267. Feminine  hygiene  products  in  schools.  All  elementary  and
secondary  public  schools  AND  CHARTER  SCHOOLS  in  the state serving
students in any grade from grade six through grade twelve shall  provide
feminine  hygiene  products  in the restrooms of such school building or
buildings. Such products shall be provided at no charge to students.
  § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.