Menstrual supplies; school boards shall make available in each school building. (SB232)

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


Menstrual supplies; availability; public elementary, middle, and high schools. Requires each school board to make tampons or pads available, at all times and at no cost to students, (i) in such accessible locations as it deems appropriate in each elementary school in the local school division and (ii) in the bathrooms of each middle school and high school in the local school division. This bill is identical to HB 405. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/02/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102670D
01/02/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB232)
01/16/2020Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Read second time
01/20/2020Reading of amendments waived
01/20/2020Committee amendments agreed to
01/20/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended SB232E
01/20/2020Printed as engrossed 20102670D-E
01/21/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Placed on Calendar
02/12/2020Read first time
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on Education
02/12/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB232E)
02/17/2020Reported from Education with substitute (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Committee substitute printed 20108276D-H1
02/19/2020Read second time
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB232H1)
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108276D-H1
02/20/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB232H1
02/20/2020Passed House with substitute (54-Y 44-N)
02/20/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020House insisted on substitute
02/25/2020House requested conference committee
02/27/2020Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
02/27/2020Senators: Boysko, Hashmi, McClellan
02/28/2020Conferees appointed by House
02/28/2020Delegates: Keam, Tyler, Avoli
03/03/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/03/2020Conference substitute printed 20109505D-S1
03/04/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Conference report agreed to by House (59-Y 35-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Agree To (59-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB232ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB232ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/06/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 676 (effective 7/1/20)
04/06/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0676)