Feminine hygiene products in schools bill signed into law

Feminine hygiene products in schools bill signed into law
A bill that would allow school districts to tell students about the availability of free feminine hygiene products on campus was signed into law Thursday. (Source: KAIT-TV)

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) - A bill that would allow school districts to tell students about the availability of free feminine hygiene products on campus was signed into law Thursday.

Under the bill, students in grades 6-12 would be notified of the availability of the products.

The bill was co-sponsored by Sens. Missy Irvin (R-Mountain View) and Jim Hendren (I-Sulphur Springs).

The bill was approved 58-4 in the state House and 34-0 in the state Senate earlier this session.

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