Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
01/07/2020        

TANF; feminine hygiene products.

Requires the Board of Social Services to provide monthly payments for feminine hygiene products in the amount of $10 to each female who is at least 10 years of age but not older than 55 years of age and is considered part of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) public assistance unit. The bill also allows such payments to be made to females who are younger than 10 years of age or older than 55 years of age upon written certification by a licensed physician that the female has a need for feminine hygiene products.

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02/06/2020 Senate: Printed as engrossed 20104304D-E Open
01/07/2020 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104304D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20104304D
    SENATE BILL NO. 715
    Senate Amendments in [ ] � February 6, 2020
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 63.2-615.1, relating to TANF; [ feminine hygiene products menstrual supplies ] .
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    Patrons Prior to Engrossment--Senators McClellan and Boysko
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    Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 63.2-615.1 as follows:

    63.2-615.1. Payment allowance for �[ feminine hygiene products menstrual supplies ] .

    The Board shall authorize monthly payments for �[ feminine hygiene products menstrual supplies ] �in the amount of $10 to each female who is at least 10 years of age but not older than 55 years of age and is considered part of the TANF public assistance unit. Any female who is younger than 10 years of age or older than 55 years of age and is otherwise eligible shall be provided such monthly payments for �[ feminine hygiene products menstrual supplies ] �upon written certification by a licensed physician that the female has a need for �[ feminine hygiene products menstrual supplies ] . Such payments shall be in addition to any other public assistance for which such recipients may be eligible and shall not affect her entitlement thereto.

    [ 2. That the provisions of this act shall not become effective unless an appropriation effectuating the purposes of this act is included in a general appropriation act passed in 2020 by the General Assembly that becomes law. ]

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Jennifer L. McClellan D-Richmond Sponsor
    Jennifer B. Boysko D-Richmond Cosponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/24/2020 Senate Senate: Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
    01/24/2020 Senate Senate: Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104304D
    01/07/2020 Senate Senate: Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
    Summary
    Congress - Bill Number Major Title
    Branch Vote Date Yes No Not Voting
    Senate 1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM 15 0 0
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    Requires the Board of Social Services to provide monthly payments for feminine hygiene products in the amount of $10 to each female who is at least 10 years of age but not older than 55 years of age and is considered part of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) public assistance unit. The bill also allows such payments to be made to females who are younger than 10 years of age or older than 55 years of age upon written certification by a licensed physician that the fe
    End Description.

    Bill TEXT Points.
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    Families



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