SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An Assemblywoman wants to cut taxes for millions of California women by exempting feminine hygiene products from taxation.

Referred to as an end to the “tampon tax,” Assembly Bill 1561 would provide exemptions on taxes from the purchase, storage and usage of sanitary napkins and tampons.

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Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia estimates women in California pay more than $20 million a year on feminine hygiene products, or $7 a month for 40 years. Garcia argues the cost only intensifies a difference in pay between men and women.

“Basically, we are being taxed for being women,” she said in a statement on Tuesday.

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No provisions are being made to cover the lost revenue.