Dignity Act Maryland

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Senate Bill 598: The Dignity Act Maryland

Requires the Division of Corrections to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to incarcerated women and requires the Director and the managing official of a correctional facility to ensure that the correctional facility has a sufficient supply of menstrual hygiene products to meet the needs of the inmate population at all times.

Bill Status:  Passed the Senate unanimously on March 1st and passed the house on March 27th. Headed to the Governor Hogan's desk for signature! Check the latest status here

Bill Author: Senator Susan C. Lee

Coauthors: KelleyAstleBensonBrochinConwayCurrieFeldmanFergusonGuzzoneHersheyHoughJenningsKaganKingKlausmeierMadalenoMannoMcFaddenMiddletonMuseNathanPulliamNormanPetersPinskyRamirezReadyRobinsonRosapepeSallingSmithYoungZuckerZirkin, and Cassilly

Women Leading the Charge:

 


Monica Cooper
Maryland Justice Project



Sponsoring Organizations

Maryland Justice Project

 

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