H. R. 2403
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 30, 2019
Ms. Meng introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To require agencies to ensure that menstrual hygiene products are stocked in, and available free of charge in, restrooms in public buildings, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Menstrual Hygiene Products in Federal Buildings Act.
Menstrual hygiene products in Federal buildings
The head of each agency shall ensure that menstrual hygiene products are stocked in, and available free of charge in, each covered restroom in each covered public building under the jurisdiction of such agency.
In this section, the following definitions apply:
agency has the meaning given such term in section 551 of title 5, United States Code.
Covered public building
covered public building means a public building (as defined in section 3301 of title 40, United States Code) that is open to the public and contains a restroom, and includes a building listed in section 6301 or 5101 of such title.
covered restroom means each restroom in a covered public building except for a restroom designated solely for use by men.
Menstrual hygiene products
The term menstrual hygiene products means sanitary napkins and tampons. All items must conform to applicable industry standards.