Bill Details - SB142 (2019)

CHAPTER 252

SB 142-LOCAL - FINAL VERSION

 

02/14/2019   0306s

8May2019... 1478h

2019 SESSION

19-1107

06/08

 

SENATE BILL 142-LOCAL

 

AN ACT requiring menstrual hygiene products in school restrooms.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Levesque, Dist 12; Sen. Cavanaugh, Dist 16; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Rep. Campion, Graf. 12; Rep. Josephson, Graf. 11; Rep. Mulligan, Graf. 12

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires school boards to make menstrual hygiene products available, free of charge, in restrooms designated for girls and gender-neutral restrooms located in public middle and high schools.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/14/2019   0306s

8May2019... 1478h 19-1107

06/08

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT requiring menstrual hygiene products in school restrooms.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

252:1  New Section; Menstrual Hygiene Products.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 16 the following new section:

189:16-a  Menstrual Hygiene Products.  

I.  The school district shall make menstrual hygiene products available at no cost in all gender neutral bathrooms and bathrooms designated for females located in public middle and high schools.

II.  Menstrual hygiene products shall include sanitary napkins and tampons.

III.  The school district shall bear the cost of supplying menstrual hygiene products.  A school district may seek grants or partner with a nonprofit or community-based organization to fulfill this obligation.

252:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: July 17, 2019

Effective Date: July 17, 2019

 

 

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 4
Feb. 5, 2019 Hearing: 02/05/2019, Room 103, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 9
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0306s, 02/14/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 10
Feb. 14, 2019 Sen. Carson Moved to Remove SB142-L from the Consent Calendar; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-0306s, AA, VV; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Sen. Carson Moved to Rerefer to Committee, MF, VV; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Sen. Carson Moved to Rerefer, MF, VV; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
Feb. 14, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0306s, RC 17Y-6N, MA; OT3rdg; 02/14/2019; SJ 5
March 20, 2019 Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Education HJ 11 P. 70
April 3, 2019 Public Hearing: 04/03/2019 11:30 am LOB 207
April 18, 2019 ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 04/18/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
April 30, 2019 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 04/30/2019 10:00 am LOB 207
Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1478h (Vote 13-7; RC)
May 8, 2019 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1478h (NT) for 05/08/2019 (Vote 13-7; RC) HC 23 P. 15
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1611h (NT)
May 8, 2019 Amendment # 2019-1478h (NT): AA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 68
May 8, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1478h (NT): MA RC 211-135 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 68
June 13, 2019 Sen. Kahn Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/13/2019; SJ 20
June 27, 2019 Enrolled 06/27/2019
June 27, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21
July 17, 2019 Signed by the Governor on 07/17/2019; Chapter 252; Effective 07/17/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 5, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 14, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 3, 2019 House Hearing
April 18, 2019 House Exec Session
April 30, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 8, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB142 Revision: 5121 Date: Jan. 18, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
SB142 Revision: 5349 Date: March 4, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
SB142 Revision: 5904 Date: May 14, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
SB142 Revision: 6285 Date: June 13, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
SB142 Revision: 6600 Date: July 17, 2019, 1:46 p.m.