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 Bill Status of HB0616  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Terra Costa Howard and Stephanie A. Kifowit

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Family and Medical Leave Act. Provides that employees are entitled to 12 weeks of leave during a calendar year. Provides that leave may be used for absence from work due to (1) personal illness, injury, or medical appointment of the employee, (2) illness, injury, or medical appointment of a member of the employee's family, or (3) the birth of a child or the adoption of a child under one year of age. Requires the employer to pay the cost of health insurance applicable to the employee during the period of leave. Requires that the employee be returned to his or her position or an equivalent position upon completion of the family and medical leave period.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/10/2021HouseTo Wage Policy & Study Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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