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 Bill Status of HB6162  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  EMPLOYEE SICK LEAVE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Andrew F Skoog - Lou Lang - Jay Hoffman - Mary E. Flowers, Kelly M. Cassidy, Emanuel Chris Welch, Mike Smiddy, Silvana Tabares, William Davis, Martin J. Moylan, Emily McAsey, Jerry Costello, II, John Bradley, Sam Yingling, Sara Feigenholtz, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Monique D. Davis, Laura Fine, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Barbara Flynn Currie, Sonya M. Harper, Camille Y. Lilly, Patrick J. Verschoore, Elizabeth Hernandez, Robyn Gabel, Luis Arroyo, Robert Rita, Jack D. Franks, Will Guzzardi, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Kathleen Willis, Robert Martwick and Thaddeus Jones

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Laura M. Murphy - David Koehler - Kimberly A. Lightford - Mattie Hunter, Emil Jones, III, Pat McGuire, Daniel Biss, William Delgado, Melinda Bush, Patricia Van Pelt, Martin A. Sandoval and Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0841

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Employee Sick Leave Act. Provides that employees may use personal sick leave benefits provided by the employer for absences due to an illness, injury, or medical appointment of the employee's child, spouse, sibling, parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, or stepparent, for reasonable periods of time as the employee's attendance may be necessary, on the same terms upon which the employee is able to use sick leave benefits for the employee's own illness or injury. Provides that the Department of Labor shall issue rules to implement the Act. Effective January 1, 2017.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds language providing that the Department of Labor is prohibited from adopting any rules in contravention of the Act. Deletes language providing that the Department shall adopt rules to implement the Act, including, but not limited to, rules to further define employee recourse in cases of violation of the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes a short or long-term disability plan from an exclusion from the term "personal sick leave benefits". Removes a reference to rights and remedies under the Act as being cumulative. Provides that employers who have policies that provide the required leave do not have to modify those policies.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Labor)
 With passage of this bill, the Department of Labor will need to add at least 2 full time staff. The increase in staff would consist of a Wage Claim Specialists and an Administrative Law Judge. Additional administrative costs include postage, office supplies and new employee IT equipment and licensing. Expected Cost Impact = $277,000 (2 Additional headcount); Expected Revenue Impact = $0

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Labor)
 With passage of this bill, the Department of Labor will need to add at least 2 full time staff. The increase in staff would consist of a Wage Claim Specialists and an Administrative Law Judge. Additional administrative costs include postage, office supplies and new employee IT equipment and licensing. Expected Cost Impact = $277,000 (2 Additional headcount); Expected Revenue Impact = $0

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Andrew F Skoog
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  2/19/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/25/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Bradley
  2/25/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/30/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/5/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/6/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Andrew F Skoog
  4/6/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/6/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/8/2016HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 22, 2016
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/13/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/13/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 016-002-000
  4/13/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/13/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  4/14/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/15/2016HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Andrew F Skoog
  4/15/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  4/19/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Andrew F Skoog
  4/19/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 015-004-001
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/20/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended - Withdrawn by Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/20/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended - Withdrawn by Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/21/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/22/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/22/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/28/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/11/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/18/2016HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/18/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/24/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-035-000
  5/24/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/24/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/25/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  5/25/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/25/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/25/2016SenateFirst Reading
  5/25/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/25/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/26/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/26/2016SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/27/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/30/2016SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/30/2016SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-002-000
  5/30/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/30/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/30/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 31, 2016
  5/31/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/31/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/31/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/31/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-019-000
  5/31/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/19/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/19/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  8/19/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0841

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