S. 354 (111th): Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009


Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2009
Length: 9 pages

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H.R. 626 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 4, 2009

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)

1/29/2009--Introduced.Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009 - 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.


Jan 29, 2009

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. 354”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (22D, 2I) (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. 3140 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 2008

H.R. 626 (Related)
Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 4, 2009

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