Section 1. Chapter 71 of the Massachusetts General Laws is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following section 68A:--
Section 2. For purposes of this section, “feminine hygiene products” means tampons and sanitary napkins for use in connection with the menstrual cycle.
Section 3. All elementary and secondary public schools in the Commonwealth serving students in any grade from grade six through grade twelve shall provide feminine hygiene products in the restrooms of such school building or buildings. Such products shall be provided at no charge to students. Such amount may be adjusted from time to time based on utilization. School districts shall work to ensure that such products shall be available in a convenient manner that does not stigmatize any student seeking such product.
Section 4. This act shall take effect on August 1, 2020.
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