Chapter 7C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 72, the following section:-
a. As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
“Menstruating individuals,” any person who menstruates.
“Disposable menstrual products,” products used by menstruating individuals including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons, and underwear liners.
b. The department shall maintain, in all real property owned, rented or otherwise occupied by public agencies of the Commonwealth, free disposable menstrual products in both public and private restrooms for use by menstruating individuals, whether they are employees or members of the general public. Such products shall be provided at no charge. Such products shall be available in a convenient manner that does not stigmatize any persons seeking such products.
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