Bill Summary for S 698 (2021-2022)
Apr 8 2021
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS TO STUDENTS IN LOCAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS AND TO INCREASE ACCESS TO FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS IN NORTH CAROLINA DIAPER BANKS.Intro. by Murdock, Mayfield.
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Appropriates $250,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction for 2021-22 to provide grants to local school administrative units to provide students with feminine hygiene products. Requires grants to be awarded to any unit that applies by August 1, 2021, and requires grants to be allocated to the units on the basis of average daily membership.
Appropriates $350,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services for 2021-22 to be allocated to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina to increase the accessibility of feminine hygiene products in local diaper banks.
Effective July 1, 2021.