H.R. 2515 (111th): Domestic Violence Leave Act


May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lynn Woolsey

Representative for California's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 2009
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to allow leave to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their effects, and to include domestic partners under the Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2009--Introduced.Domestic Violence Leave Act - Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee, his or her same-sex spouse, or domestic partner to up to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2515”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3151 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

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