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HB20-1131:Menstrual Hygiene Products In Schools Program

Women’s Rights
Bill Number: HB20-1131
Year: 2020
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: B. Titone / Y. Caraveo /F. Winter


The bill creates in the department of public health and environment
(department) the menstrual hygiene products accessibility grant program
(grant program) to provide awards to public schools or school districts in
order to provide menstrual hygiene products at no expense to students.
The state board of health is required to promulgate rules necessary
for the implementation of the grant program.
The department shall award grants subject to available
appropriations, and may seek, accept, and expend gifts, grants, or
donations from private or public sources.

Current Status:

House Committee on Appropriations Lay Over Unamended - Amendment(s) Failed (06/16/2020)
House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/06/20)
Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations (01/15/2020)

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