MD SB598 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 28-7)
Status: Passed on April 24 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-04-24 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a female inmate at certain times; requiring the Director of the Patuxent Institution and the managing official of a correctional facility to ensure that the correctional facility has a sufficient supply of menstrual hygiene products to meet the needs of the inmate population at all times; etc.

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Correctional Services - Inmates - Menstrual Hygiene Products


Roll Calls

2018-03-30 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (138-0) (Y: 139 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-04-24SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 255
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-07HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2018-04-03HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-03HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-03HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-03-27HouseHearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-03-02HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2018-03-01SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2018-02-27SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-27SenateFavorable with Amendments {908075/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-26SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-02-13SenateHearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-31SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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