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File #: Int 1122-2016    Version: Name: Requiring that the DOC issue feminine hygiene products to inmates.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Women's Issues
On agenda: 3/22/2016
Enactment date: 7/13/2016 Law number: 2016/082
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that the department of correction issue feminine hygiene products to inmates
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera , Elizabeth S. Crowley, James Vacca, Costa G. Constantinides, Deborah L. Rose, Inez E. Dickens, Margaret S. Chin, Karen Koslowitz, Mark Treyger, Mathieu Eugene, Carlos Menchaca, Ben Kallos, Andrew Cohen, Daniel R. Garodnick, Laurie A. Cumbo, Helen K. Rosenthal, Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Inez D. Barron
Council Member Sponsors: 22
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Correction to provide all female inmates with feminine hygiene products as soon as practicable upon request. The bill would also require the Department of Correction to provide individuals arrested and detained in the custody of the Department for at least 48 hours with feminine hygiene products as soon as practicable upon request.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1122-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1122, 4. Int. No. 1122 - 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. 1122-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 82
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6/20/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Women's Issues Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Women's Issues Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Women's Issues Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/2/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Women's Issues Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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3/22/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/22/2016*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1122-A

 

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

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that the department of correction issue feminine hygiene products to inmates

 

 Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Chapter 1 of title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 9-141 to read as follows:  

§ 9-141 Feminine hygiene products. All female inmates in the custody of the department shall be provided, at the department’s expense, with feminine hygiene products as soon as practicable upon request. All female individuals arrested and detained in the custody of the department for at least 48 hours shall be provided, at the department’s expense, with feminine hygiene products as soon as practicable upon request. For purposes of this section, “feminine hygiene products” means tampons and sanitary napkins for use in connection with the menstrual cycle. 

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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LS # 4309

6/13/2016 8:46pm