H.R. 1439: Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act

Introduced:

Mar 18, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 18, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 18, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
Length: 43 pages

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Paid parental leave came to national attention in October when Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI1) agreed to serve as Speaker of the House with the condition. that he would spend almost every weekend with his family in Wisconsin, instead of crossing the country and holding fundraisers as previous speakers had.

The United States is the only industrialized country not to offer ...

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History

Mar 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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