H. R. 6036
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 28, 2020
Mr. David P. Roe of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
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.
This Act may be cited as the
VA Family Leave Act of 2020.
Family and medical leave for certain Department of Veterans Affairs employees
Title 38 employees
Section 7425 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—
in subsection (b), by striking
Notwithstanding and inserting
Except as provided in subsection (c), and notwithstanding; and
by adding at the end the following:
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.
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.