senate Bill S6176

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing feminine hygiene products at no cost to individuals in correctional facilities

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 16, 2018 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 07, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 11, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 7, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S6176
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12
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2017

aye wr (1)

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S6176 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A588A
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง625, Cor L

S6176 - Summary

Relates to providing feminine hygiene products at no cost to individuals in correctional facilities and to any other individual in a punitive custodial setting.

S6176 - Sponsor Memo

S6176 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6176

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend the correction law, in relation to providing feminine
  hygiene products at no cost to individuals in correctional facilities

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 625
to read as follows:
  S 625. FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS. FEMININE HYGIENE  PRODUCTS,  INCLUD-
ING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO, SANITARY NAPKINS, TAMPONS AND PANTY LINERS,
SHALL BE PROVIDED AT NO COST TO INDIVIDUALS HOUSED IN  STATE  AND  LOCAL
CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES  USED  FOR  THE  GENERAL  CONFINEMENT OF FEMALE
INMATES AND IN ANY  OTHER  STATE  OR  LOCAL  FACILITY  WHERE  WOMEN  ARE
DETAINED OR CONFINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01789-04-7

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