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H.R. 1784: Healthy Families Act

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

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Sponsor and status

Rosa DeLauro

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 49 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Mar 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Congressman Panetta Cosponsors Bill for Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal, Family Care
    — Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 9, 2020

Congressman Tim Ryan Introduces Bill to Provide Paid Sick Days for Americans During Coronavirus Outbreak
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 11, 2020

Kuster Supports Legislation to Expand Access to Emergency Paid Sick Days in Light of Coronavirus
    — Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 11, 2020

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History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 11, 2020
 
Considered by Workforce Protections

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1784 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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