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File #: Int 1128-2016    Version: Name: Provision of feminine hygiene products in schools.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Women's Issues
On agenda: 3/22/2016
Enactment date: 7/13/2016 Law number: 2016/084
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of feminine hygiene products in schools
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel Dromm , Jumaane D. Williams, Fernando Cabrera , Daniel R. Garodnick, Elizabeth S. Crowley, James Vacca, Costa G. Constantinides, Deborah L. Rose, Inez E. Dickens, Margaret S. Chin, Helen K. Rosenthal, Karen Koslowitz, Mark Treyger, Stephen T. Levin, Mathieu Eugene, Peter A. Koo, Mark Levine, Andy L. King, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos, Andrew Cohen, Laurie A. Cumbo, Brad S. Lander, Inez D. Barron, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 28
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to make feminine hygiene products available at no cost to students in the bathrooms of school buildings located in facilities that are leased by the DOE or over which DOE has care, custody, and control, serving female students in grades six through twelve.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1128-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1128, 4. Int. No. 1128 - 3/22/16, 5. March 22, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 6/2/16, 7. Hearing Testimony 6/2/16, 8. Hearing Transcript 6/2/16, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1128-A - 6/22/16, 10. Committee Report 6/20/16, 11. Hearing Transcript 6/20/16, 12. June 21, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Fiscal Impact Statement, 14. Mayor's Letter, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-21-16, 16. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of June 14, 2016 held on June 21, 2016, 17. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 21, 2016, 18. Local Law 84
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6/20/2016*Julissa Ferreras-Copeland Committee on Women's Issues Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 1128-A

 

By Council Members Ferreras-Copeland, The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito), Rodriguez, Dromm, Williams, Cabrera, Garodnick, Crowley, Vacca, Constantinides, Rose, Dickens, Chin, Rosenthal, Koslowitz, Treyger, Levin, Eugene, Koo, Levine, King, Menchaca, Kallos, Cohen, Cumbo, Lander, Barron and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the provision of feminine hygiene products in schools

 

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1. Chapter 8 of title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-968 to read as follows:

                     § 21-968 Provision of feminine hygiene products in schools.

a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings.

                      Feminine hygiene products. The term “feminine hygiene products” means tampons and sanitary napkins for use in connection with the menstrual cycle.

School building. The term “school building” means any facility that is leased by the department or over which the department has care, custody and control, in which there is a public school, including a charter school, serving female students in grades six through twelve.

b. The department shall make feminine hygiene products available at no cost to students in bathrooms of school buildings.                

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after enactment.

 

 

 

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