Status Summary

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on Feb 2 at 3:30 PM, but never came up for a vote. This bill did not make it out of its committee by the cutoff deadline.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

Failed

Sponsor

Wilson

SB 5093 intends to provide a permanent sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products. Taxing feminine hygiene products adds to the regressive tax burden on low-income families because feminine hygiene products are not a discretionary purchase, they are a necessity for which there is no alternative.