S. 3140 (110th): Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008


Jun 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2008
Length: 9 pages

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H.R. 5781 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 19, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that 4 of the 12 weeks of parental leave made available to a Federal employee shall be paid leave, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/16/2008--Introduced.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 of a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 16, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3140”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (14D, 2I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 354 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2009

H.R. 5781 (Related)
Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 19, 2008

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