MD HB208 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 52-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 14 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-15 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menstrual hygiene product dispensers in at least two restrooms on or before October 1, 2020, and certain restrooms on or before August 1, 2024; requiring a public elementary school to install menstrual hygiene product dispensers in at least one restroom by October 1, 2020; etc.

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Public Schools - Provision of Menstrual Hygiene Products


Roll Calls

2020-03-14 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 100 N: 31 NV: 1 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2020-03-15SenateReferred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2020-03-14HouseThird Reading Passed (100-31)
2020-03-13HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments {965563/1 Adopted
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
2020-01-16HouseHearing 1/30 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-16HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Education7446(n/a)See Bill Text

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