South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024

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H. 3517


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Sponsors: Reps. Cobb-Hunter, Henegan and King
Document Path: LC-0158CM23.docx

Introduced in the House on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the House

Summary: Feminine hygiene products


Date Body Action Description with journal page number
12/15/2022 House Prefiled
12/15/2022 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary
1/10/2023 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 195)
1/10/2023 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 195)
3/29/2023 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King

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A bill

to amend the South Carolina Code of Laws by adding Section 24-3-980 so as to require STATE AND LOCAL CORRECTIONAL AND PRISON FACILities must SUPPLY FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS In FEMALE PUBLIC RESTROOMs, FREE OF CHARGE.

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

SECTION 1.   Article 9, Chapter 3, Title 24 of the S.C. Code is amended by adding:

   Section 24-3-980.   (A) Every state and local correctional, prison, and detention facility 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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