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File #: Int 2015-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the dept of health and mental hygiene to provide menstrual hygiene products for CUNY to make available on campus.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 7/28/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide menstrual hygiene products for the city university of New York to make available on campus
Sponsors: Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Helen K. Rosenthal, Mark Treyger, Ben Kallos, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide menstrual products for the City University of New York (CUNY) to make available for students on campus.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2015, 2. Int. No. 2015, 3. July 28, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-28-20
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Int. No. 2015

 

By The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Rosenthal, Treyger, Kallos and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to provide menstrual hygiene products for the city university of New York to make available on campus

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of Title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-199.14 to read as follows:

§ 17-199.14 Menstrual hygiene products for university students. a. For the purposes of this section, “menstrual hygiene products” means tampons, sanitary napkins and other products for use in connection with the menstrual cycle.

b. The department shall make available to the city university of New York, at no cost, a supply of menstrual hygiene products, sufficient to meet the needs of students, as soon as practicable upon request by such university.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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