To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 44 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“DeLauro Statement on Republicans Inadequate Paid Leave Bill”
— Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT3] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2018
“Congressman Lynch's Lunch Bucket Bulletin - 2/10/17”
— Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 10, 2017
“Yoder, Murphy Introduce Bill to Help Families Afford Child Care”
— Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 2, 2017
Feb 7, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1185.
H.R. 947 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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