Board Bill Number 212 | Session 2018-2019

Women Inmate Health

Summary

An ordinance pertaining to the duties of the Commissioner of Corrections ("Commissioner") and St. Louis City Sheriff, amending Title 16, Chapter 16.16 by adding to new sections to Chapter 16.16; new section16.16.350 requiring that the physical health needs of pregnant inmates, including providing for adequate nutrition, clothing, continued and adequate access to prenatal care and all other pregnancy related health services, and to limit the restraint of pregnant inmates throughout their pregnancies and post-partum period while in custody; and new section 16.16.360 requiring that adequate feminine hygiene supplies for all female and/or menstruating inmates be provided; and containing an emergency clause.

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Overview

Session: 2018-2019

Sponsor: Christine Ingrassia

Ordinance: 70952 effective 05/02/2019

Committee: Public Safety

Co-Sponsors:

Jack Coatar, Annie Rice, Larry Arnowitz, Megan E. Green, Terry Kennedy, Cara Spencer, Jeffrey L Boyd, Joseph Vaccaro, Shane Cohn, Pam Boyd

Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 01/11/2019

    First Reading

  • 02/01/2019

    Second Reading

  • 02/01/2019

    Perfection

  • 04/15/2019

    Third Reading

04/15/2019 Final Passage Vote Results

Aye Votes
23
Nay Votes
0
Vote Totals

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Ordinance

Ordinance Number: 70952

Effective Date: 05/02/2019

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