SB 698 – End Menstrual Poverty Act

SB 698 – End Menstrual Poverty Act

Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Natalie Murdock (D-Durham); Sen. Julie Mayfield (D-Buncombe)

Summary

This bill appropriates $250K in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to the Department of Public Instruction to provide grants to local school administrative units to provide feminine hygiene products for students.

This bill also appropriates $350K in nonrecurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to DHHS to be allocated to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina to increase the accessibility of feminine hygiene products in local diaper banks throughout the State.

Movement

Filed – 4/7/2021

 
 

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