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Full Text of HB0156  102nd General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Sections
510-20.63 and 34-18.56 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/10-20.63)
7    Sec. 10-20.63. Availability of menstrual feminine hygiene
8products.
9    (a) The General Assembly finds the following:
10        (1) Menstrual Feminine hygiene products are a health
11    care necessity and not an item that can be foregone or
12    substituted easily.
13        (2) Access to menstrual feminine hygiene products is a
14    serious and ongoing need in this State.
15        (3) When students do not have access to affordable
16    menstrual feminine hygiene products, they may miss
17    multiple days of school every month.
18        (4) When students have access to quality menstrual
19    feminine hygiene products, they are able to continue with
20    their daily lives with minimal interruption.
21    (b) In this Section:
22    "Menstrual hygiene products" "Feminine hygiene products"
23means tampons and sanitary napkins for use in connection with

 

 

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1the menstrual cycle.
2    "School building" means any facility (i) that is owned or
3leased by a school district or over which the school board has
4care, custody, and control and (ii) in which there is a public
5school serving students in grades 6 through 12.
6    (c) A school district shall make menstrual feminine
7hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in
8bathrooms of every school building that are open for student
9use in grades 4 through 12 during the regular school day the
10bathrooms of school buildings.
11(Source: P.A. 100-163, eff. 1-1-18; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18.)
 
12    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.56)
13    Sec. 34-18.56. Availability of menstrual feminine hygiene
14products.
15    (a) The General Assembly finds the following:
16        (1) Menstrual Feminine hygiene products are a health
17    care necessity and not an item that can be foregone or
18    substituted easily.
19        (2) Access to menstrual feminine hygiene products is a
20    serious and ongoing need in this State.
21        (3) When students do not have access to affordable
22    menstrual feminine hygiene products, they may miss
23    multiple days of school every month.
24        (4) When students have access to quality menstrual
25    feminine hygiene products, they are able to continue with

 

 

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1    their daily lives with minimal interruption.
2    (b) In this Section:
3    "Menstrual hygiene products" "Feminine hygiene products"
4means tampons and sanitary napkins for use in connection with
5the menstrual cycle.
6    "School building" means any facility (i) that is owned or
7leased by the school district or over which the board has care,
8custody, and control and (ii) in which there is a public school
9serving students in grades 6 through 12.
10    (c) The school district shall make menstrual feminine
11hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in
12bathrooms of every school building that are open for student
13use in grades 4 through 12 during the regular school day the
14bathrooms of school buildings.
15(Source: P.A. 100-163, eff. 1-1-18; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18.)
 
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.