Paid family leave; Commissioner of Labor and Industry to develop an implementation plan for program. (SB847)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Paid family leave. Directs the Commissioner of Labor and Industry (the Commissioner), in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders, to develop an implementation plan for a paid family leave program for employees of any employer in the Commonwealth. The bill requires the Commissioner to complete the plan by December 1, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/28/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100667D
11/28/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/16/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB847)
01/16/2017Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


ACLU-VA Women's Rights and Reproductive Freedom, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports this bill.