Free Menstrual Hygiene Products In Custody
Facilities - menstrual hygiene products. The act requires the following facilities to provide whichever menstrual hygiene products are requested by a person in custody to the person in custody at no expense to the person in custody:
- Local jails, multijurisdictional jails, and municipal jails;
- Correctional facilities and private contract prisons; and
- Department of human services facilities.
The act prohibits any facility required to provide menstrual hygiene products pursuant to the act from imposing any condition or restriction on a person's access to menstrual hygiene products.
The act requires cities and counties that are seeking reimbursement from the state for maintaining people in a local jail after their sentence to the department of corrections' custody to annually report costs of menstrual hygiene products to the joint budget committee.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)