S. 1896 (104th): A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to apply the Act to a greater percentage of the United States workforce and to allow employees to take parental involvement leave to participate in or attend their children’s educational and extracurricular activities, and for other purposes.


Jun 21, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 1996
Length: 6 pages

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6/21/1996--Introduced.Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to extend coverage to employees at worksites where the employer employs at least 25 (currently 50) employees at the worksite and ... Read more >

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Jun 21, 1996

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H.R. 3704 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 1996

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