SB 142-LOCAL - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE
SENATE BILL 142-LOCAL
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
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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Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]
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8May2019... 1478h 19-1107
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
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 non-profit or community-based organization to fulfill this obligation.
SB 142-LOCAL- FISCAL NOTE
AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE (AMENDMENT #2019-1478h)
FISCAL IMPACT: [ ] State [ ] County [ X ] Local [ ] None
Estimated Increase / (Decrease)
This bill requires school boards to make feminine hygiene products available free of charge in female bathrooms located in public middle and high schools. The Department of Education reports they are unable to determine the impact of this bill on local expenditures. However, it is likely this bill will increase local expenditures.
Department of Education
|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|
|May 8, 2019||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1478h (NT): MA RC 211-135 05/08/2019|
|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|
|May 8, 2019||House||Floor Vote|