Bill Status of SB4040 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SINGLE PARENTS BILL OF RIGHTS
Sen. Mike Simmons
| 1/21/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Single Parents' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that an employee who is a single parent may take unpaid leave from work if the employee needs time off to care for a child's needs, tend to a child's education, or perform any duty a single parent may reasonably be responsible for. Provides that an employee shall be entitled to 5 days or 40 hours of unpaid time off per 12-month period. Provides that the employee shall provide the employer with at least 48 hours advance notice of the employee's intention to use the leave, unless providing such notice is not practicable. Creates provisions concerning using existing leave for duties of a single parent; prohibited discriminatory acts; enforcement; and notification.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons|| 1/21/2022||Senate||First Reading|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|