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TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 24-3-975 SO AS TO REQUIRE EVERY STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, LOCAL DETENTION FACILITY, JAIL, PRISON CAMP, AND WORK CAMP TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS AT NO CHARGE, AND TO DEFINE "FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS".
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Article 9, Chapter 3, Title 24 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 24-3-975. (A) Every state correctional facility, local detention facility, jail, prison camp, work camp, or overnight lockup facility must provide at no charge feminine hygiene products in each female public restroom by:
(1) converting coin-operated feminine hygiene product dispensers to token-operated dispensers. The facility must provide the tokens at no charge; or
(2) making feminine hygiene products publicly available in baskets.
(B) As contained in 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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