SB0598 (CH0255)

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Correctional Services - Inmates - Menstrual Hygiene Products

Sponsored by:

Senator Lee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255

Synopsis: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.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Lee, Kelley, Astle, Benson, Brochin, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, Kagan, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Ready, Robinson, Rosapepe, Salling, Smith, Young, Zucker, Zirkin, and Cassilly
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0797
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Correction, Division of
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Patuxent Institution
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Women -see also- Gender
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services
(4-214, 9-616)

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April 27, 2018 1:05 P.M.