H.R. 1 (103rd): Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993


Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 5, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 5, 1993.


Pub.L. 103-3


William Ford

Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1993
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To grant family and temporary medical leave under certain circumstances.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/1993--Passed Senate amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - General Requirements for Leave Title II: Leave for Civil Service Employees Title III: Commission on Leave Title IV: Miscellaneous Provisions Title V: Coverage ... Read more >


Jan 5, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 21, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

Jan 27, 1993
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 3, 1993
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 4, 1993
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Feb 4, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

Feb 5, 1993
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


170 cosponsors (156D, 13R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 3, 1993 8:10 p.m.
Failed 187/244
Feb 3, 1993 8:47 p.m.
Failed 185/238
Feb 3, 1993 9:28 p.m.
Agreed to 223/209
Feb 3, 1993 9:49 p.m.
Agreed to 269/163
Feb 3, 1993 10:09 p.m.
Agreed to 221/204
Feb 3, 1993 10:22 p.m.
Agreed to 266/162
Feb 3, 1993 11:06 p.m.
Passed 265/163
Feb 4, 1993 7:46 p.m.
Bill Passed 71/27

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 5 (Included-In)
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1993

H.Res. 71 (Caused-Action)
Relating to the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1) to ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 4, 1993

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