H.R. 1876 (112th): Healthy Families Act


May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 47 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

Summary (CRS)

5/12/2011--Introduced.Healthy Families Act - Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 12, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1876”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


118 cosponsors (118D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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. 2460 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2009

H.R. 1286 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

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