H.R. 5701: Grandparent-Grandchild Medical Leave Act

To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.

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Jul 8, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 8, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Raul Ruiz

Representative for California's 36th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2016
Length: 6 pages


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Jul 8, 2016

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