H.R. 5781 (110th): Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008


Apr 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 19, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2008
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that 8 of the 12 weeks of parental leave made available to a Federal employee shall be paid leave, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/19/2008--Passed House amended.Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 - Allows federal employees to substitute any available paid leave for any leave without pay available for either the:(1) birth ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 16, 2008
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.

Jun 19, 2008
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5781”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (20D, 1R) (show)
Jun 19, 2008 1:42 p.m.
Agreed to 422/0
Jun 19, 2008 2:39 p.m.
Passed 278/146

Related Bills

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

H.R. 5148 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2006

H.R. 626 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 4, 2009

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