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AN ACT concerning homeless shelters.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Feminine Hygiene Products for the Homeless Act.
Access to feminine hygiene products.
hygiene products, including, but not limited to, sanitary
napkins, tampons, and panty liners, shall be available free of
charge at all homeless shelters that provide temporary housing
assistance to women or youth. A homeless shelter's
to satisfy the requirement of this Section is
subject to the
availability of funds in the homeless shelter's
budget. As used in this Act, "homeless shelter" means a
supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to
provide temporary living accommodations to individuals who
lack a fixed, regular, and adequate residence.