Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemption for feminine hygiene products. (HB2189)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sales and use tax exemption; feminine hygiene products. Adds feminine hygiene products to items of school supplies, clothing, and footwear that are exempt from sales and use tax each year during a three-day period that begins on the first Friday in August. The bill specifies that feminine hygiene products include sanitary napkins, tampons, sanitary towels, menstrual cups, and sanitary pads. Amends § 58.1-611.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101524D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Finance
01/17/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB2189)
01/19/2017Assigned Finance sub: Subcommittee #3
01/19/2017Impact statement from TAX (HB2189)
01/20/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/07/2017Left in Finance