assembly Bill A529A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing feminine hygiene products at no cost to menstruating individuals receiving temporary housing assistance

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Current Bill Status Via S6572 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.283
substituted for a529a
Jun 02, 2021 substituted by s6572
rules report cal.283
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 04, 2021 print number 529a
May 04, 2021 amend and recommit to ways and means
Feb 23, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2021 referred to social services

Votes

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May 24, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S6572
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2021 - Social Services committee Vote

S6572
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

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A529 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6572
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §152-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A585
2019-2020: A686

A529 - Summary

Provides feminine hygiene products at no cost to menstruating individuals in homeless shelters, including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons and panty liners.

A529 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    529
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   L. ROSENTHAL,  LUPARDO,  PHEFFER AMATO,
   PEOPLES-STOKES, DE LA ROSA, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, JEAN-PIERRE, RICHARDSON,
   NIOU, WILLIAMS, GUNTHER, DAVILA, JOYNER, SOLAGES, HUNTER, GLICK, HYND-
   MAN, WALKER, PAULIN, DARLING,  CRUZ,  FERNANDEZ,  GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,
   J. RIVERA,  DILAN,  AUBRY,  STECK,  PICHARDO, BARRON, COLTON -- Multi-
   Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK, DICKENS, ENGLEBRIGHT, EPSTEIN,  GALEF,
   M. MILLER,  WALLACE,  WALSH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Social Services
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing  femi-
   nine  hygiene  products  at  no  cost to adults and children receiving
   temporary housing assistance
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
 152-c to read as follows:
   § 152-C. FEMININE  HYGIENE  PRODUCTS.  EXCEPT  IN  A  SOCIAL  SERVICES
 DISTRICT  WITH  A  POPULATION  OF  FIVE MILLION OR MORE, ANY PROVIDER OF
 TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 A FAMILY SHELTER, A SHELTER FOR ADULTS, A HOTEL, AN EMERGENCY APARTMENT,
 A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER, A RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER, OR  A
 SAFE  HOUSE  FOR REFUGEES, SHALL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE
 PRODUCTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SANITARY NAPKINS,  TAMPONS  AND
 PANTY LINERS, AT NO COST TO MENSTRUATING INDIVIDUALS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00338-01-1

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A529A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6572
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §152-c, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A585
2019-2020: A686

A529A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides feminine hygiene products at no cost to menstruating individuals in homeless shelters, including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons and panty liners.

A529A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  529--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   L. ROSENTHAL,  LUPARDO,  PHEFFER AMATO,
   PEOPLES-STOKES, DE LA ROSA, SEAWRIGHT, SIMON, JEAN-PIERRE, RICHARDSON,
   NIOU, WILLIAMS, GUNTHER, DAVILA, JOYNER, SOLAGES, HUNTER, GLICK, HYND-
   MAN, WALKER, PAULIN, DARLING,  CRUZ,  FERNANDEZ,  GRIFFIN,  GOTTFRIED,
   J. RIVERA,  DILAN,  AUBRY,  STECK, PICHARDO, BARRON, COLTON, ZINERMAN,
   OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  COOK,  DICKENS,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
   EPSTEIN, GALEF, M. MILLER, WALLACE, WALSH -- read once and referred to
   the  Committee  on  Social  Services  --  reported and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to providing femi-
   nine hygiene products at no cost  to  adults  and  children  receiving
   temporary housing assistance
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
 152-c to read as follows:
   § 152-C. FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS.  ANY PROVIDER OF TEMPORARY HOUSING
 ASSISTANCE, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A FAMILY SHELTER,
 A  SHELTER  FOR  ADULTS,  A  HOTEL,  AN  EMERGENCY APARTMENT, A DOMESTIC
 VIOLENCE SHELTER, A RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH SHELTER, OR A SAFE  HOUSE
 FOR  REFUGEES,  SHALL  BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS,
 INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  SANITARY  NAPKINS,  TAMPONS  AND  PANTY
 LINERS, AT NO COST TO MENSTRUATING INDIVIDUALS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00338-02-1