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H.R. 6036 (116th): VA Family Leave Act of 2020


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 28, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6036

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2020

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for family and medical leave for certain Department of Veterans Affairs employees, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the VA Family Leave Act of 2020.

2.

Family and medical leave for certain Department of Veterans Affairs employees

(a)

Title 38 employees

Section 7425 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b), by striking Notwithstanding and inserting Except as provided in subsection (c), and notwithstanding; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(c)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, the Administration shall provide to individuals appointed to any position described in section 7421(b) who are employed by the Administration family and medical leave in the same manner, to the maximum extent practicable, as family and medical leave is provided under subchapter V of chapter 63 of title 5 to employees, as defined in section 6381(1) of such title.

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(b)

Applicability

The amendments made by subsection (a) shall not be effective with respect to any event for which leave may be taken under subchapter V of chapter 63 of title 5, United States Code, occurring before October 1, 2020.