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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to family leave.
Catchline/Summary: Expands definition of "family member" for purposes of family and medical leave.
Makes family and medical leave requirements applicable to all employers, regardless of size of employer. Reduces number of days and hours employee must work for employer in order to become eligible employee. Extends length of leave employee may take for bereavement. Extends length of leave employee may take for family and medical leave. Requires employer to grant family leave with pay. Allows employee to determine order in which accrued leave is to be used when more than one type of accrued leave is available to employee. Allows employee who separates employment with employer to automatically reestablish eligibility to take family and medical leave if certain conditions are met. Allows recovery of compensatory and punitive damages for civil action brought alleging violation of family and medical leave requirements. .
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Workforce
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