assembly Bill A137

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "total access to menstrual products (TAMP) act"

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A137 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§212-d, 293, 295, 381 & 404, Lab L; add §77-j, Gen Muni L; add §146, Pub Bldg L; add §13.32, Pks & Rec L; amd §76, Mult Dwell L; amd §§225 & 1347, ren §1348 to be §1349, add §§1352-f & 1348, Pub Health L; amd §§77-c & 78, Rail L; amd §171, Mult Res L; add §§213-a, 409-m & 6325, Ed L; add §626, Cor L; add §152-c, Soc Serv L; add Art 9 Title 13 §2988, Pub Auth L; add §399-aaaaa, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10270
2019-2020: A305

A137 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that all female-designated bathrooms in the state of New York provide feminine hygiene products at no cost.

A137 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    137
 
                        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, CRUZ, FERNANDEZ, DE LA ROSA, GRIF-
   FIN, REYES, PICHARDO, QUART, GOTTFRIED -- read once  and  referred  to
   the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, the general municipal law, the public
   buildings law, the parks, recreation and  historic  preservation  law,
   the  multiple  dwelling  law, the public health law, the railroad law,
   the multiple residence law, the education law, the correction law, the
   social services law, the public authorities law and the general  busi-
   ness  law,  in  relation  to  enacting  the "total access to menstrual
   products (TAMP) act"
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "total access to menstrual products (TAMP) act".
   § 2. Section 212-d of the labor law is amended by adding a new  subdi-
 vision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A.  TOILETS  DESIGNATED  FOR  WOMEN  SHALL  CONTAIN FEMININE HYGIENE
 PRODUCTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SANITARY NAPKINS,  TAMPONS  AND
 PANTY LINERS, TO BE PROVIDED AT NO COST TO SUCH WOMEN.
   §  3. Subdivision 1 of section 293 of the labor law is amended to read
 as follows:
   1. There shall be provided  and  maintained  for  employees  in  every
 factory  suitable  and  convenient  washrooms  separate  for  each  sex,
 adequately equipped with washing facilities.  Every  washroom  shall  be
 adequately  ventilated  and  heated  and  shall be lighted by artificial
 means where necessary.   ALL FEMALE-DESIGNATED WASHROOMS  SHALL  PROVIDE
 FEMININE  HYGIENE  PRODUCTS  AT  NO COST, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
 SANITARY NAPKINS, TAMPONS AND PANTY LINERS.
   § 4. Section 295 of the labor law is amended by adding a new  subdivi-
 sion 2-a to read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets