South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 4784

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Reps. Henegan, Cobb-Hunter, Clyburn and Trantham
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nbd\11319dg20.docx

Introduced in the House on January 14, 2020
Currently residing in the House Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs

Summary: Feminine hygiene products

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/11/2019  House   Prefiled
  12/11/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and 
                        Municipal Affairs
   1/14/2020  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 103)
   1/14/2020  House   Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and 
                        Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 103)
   1/16/2020  House   Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Trantham

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/11/2019

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 10-1-220 SO AS TO REQUIRE PUBLIC BUILDINGS OWNED BY THE STATE OR ANY AGENCY, OFFICE, DEPARTMENT, DIVISION, COMMISSION, OR INSTITUTION THEREOF, INCLUDING STATE AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL AND PRISON FACILITIES, TO SUPPLY FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS IN EACH FEMALE PUBLIC RESTROOM, FREE OF CHARGE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 1, Title 10 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

    "Section 10-1-220.    (A)    Every public building owned by the State, or any agency, office, department, division, commission, or institution thereof, including state and local correctional and prison facilities, must supply feminine hygiene products in each female public restroom, free of charge.

    (B)    For purposes of this section, 'feminine hygiene products' means tampons, sanitary napkins, and other similar items."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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