HB0797 (CH0254)

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Correctional Services - Inmates - Menstrual Hygiene Products

Sponsored by:

Delegate Queen


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254

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:Delegates Queen, Dumais, Ali, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, Barron, Carozza, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Gibson, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hayes, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, Jalisi, Kaiser, Kelly, Kittleman, Korman, Kramer, Krimm, Lam, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Mosby, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rey, Reznik, Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vallario, Waldstreicher, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, West, Wilkins, Wilson, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0598
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
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 1:03 P.M.