Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that menstrual hygiene products shall be available, as needed, free of charge, at all institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections for all committed persons and employees of the Department who menstruate.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that in all institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections underwear shall be provided to each committed person free of charge and shall be provided at any time upon request, including multiple requests, of the committed person or as needed by the committed person. Deletes provision that free menstrual hygiene products shall be provided to employees of the Department of Corrections.