January 30, 2018/Press Release

Bipartisan Bill Would Ensure Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products for Incarcerated Women

New legislation that would expand access to menstrual hygiene products for incarcerated women will be introduced today in the Maryland General Assembly. The bill would require all Maryland corrections facilities to provide menstrual hygiene products to inmates free of charge and in the quantities they need. The bill’s numerous co-sponsors (33 Senators and 65 delegates) include both Democrats and Republicans.