Bill Text: NH SB142 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Requiring feminine hygiene products in school restrooms.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-14 - Sen. Carson Moved to Rerefer, Motion Failed, Voice Vote; 02/14/2019; Senate Journal 5 [SB142 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2019-SB142-Introduced.html

SB 142-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-1107

06/08

 

SENATE BILL 142-LOCAL

 

AN ACT requiring feminine hygiene products in school restrooms.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Josephson, Graf. 11; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires school boards to make feminine hygiene products available, free of charge, in girls restrooms located in public high schools.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-1107

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring feminine hygiene products in school restrooms.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Feminine Hygiene Products.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 16 the following new section:

189:16-a  Feminine Hygiene Products.  The school board shall make feminine hygiene products available free of charge in girls bathrooms located in public high schools.  The schools shall bear the cost of such products.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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