S. 1112 (112th): Military Family Leave Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Senior Senator from Oregon
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 26, 2011
Length
8 pages
Related Bills
S. 1441 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 10, 2009

H.R. 6188 (Related)
Military Family Leave Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 26, 2011
Referred to Committee May 26, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to grant family of members of the uniformed services temporary annual leave during the deployment of such members, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/26/2011--Introduced.
Military Family Leave Act of 2011 - Entitles an employed family member of a member of the Armed Forces who receives notification of a call or order to active duty in support of a contingency operation, or who is deployed in connection with a contingency operation, to two workweeks of leave per year for each family member who is so called or deployed.
Allows such leave to:
(1) be taken intermittently or on a reduced leave schedule; and
(2) consist of paid or unpaid leave, as the employer considers appropriate.
Allows an employer to require certification of entitlement to such leave within a leave request.
Provides employment and benefits protection for employees upon their return from such leave. Prohibits an employer from interfering with or otherwise denying the exercise of such leave rights.

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