S. 1085 (109th): Healthy Families Act

Introduced:

May 19, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 20, 2005
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 19, 2005
 
Introduced

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May 20, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

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