REFERENCE TITLE: schools; feminine hygiene products; appropriation





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session





HB 2883


Introduced by

Representatives Salman: Fernandez, Powers Hannley





amending Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-120.01; appropriating monies; relating to student health.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-120.01, to read:

START_STATUTE15-120.01.  Feminine hygiene products; required provision by schools; definition

A.  A school that is operated by a school district and that serves pupils in grade six or higher or a charter school that serves pupils in grade six or higher shall make feminine hygiene products available in all women's and gender-neutral restrooms at the school.  Notwithstanding any other law, a school that provides feminine hygiene products pursuant to this section may not charge a pupil or the pupil's family for a feminine hygiene product.

B.  For the purposes of this section, "feminine hygiene product" includes tampons and sanitary napkins. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Appropriation; department of education; feminine hygiene products

The sum of $800,000 is appropriated from the state general fund in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the department of education to distribute to school districts and charter schools to provide feminine hygiene products as prescribed in section 15-120.01, Arizona Revised Statutes, as added by this act.