The bill was spearheaded by high school senior Caroline Dillon after she did a school project about period poverty in the U.S.
State Rep. Richard Pickett argued that incarcerated women can already buy pads and tampons, although many cannot afford the products on low prison wages.
They sometimes use their kids' diapers and even go to the ER for period products, says a new study.
The new justice bill would require U.S. prisons to give menstrual hygiene products to inmates for free.
Kimberly-Clark recalled U by Kotex Sleek tampons, regular absorbency, after some customers reported needing medical attention.
It started when he wasn't permitted to use his budget to buy menstrual hygiene products for his staff.
Model and activist Lauren Wasser, who lost her right leg in 2012 and now her left, was suffering from severe pain.
"My legs were everything."
Poor women and girls often miss out of school, work and other opportunities because they can't afford menstrual hygiene products.
"Periods don't stop for hurricanes."