Parental leave; providing leave to state employees. (SB1581)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Parental leave. Codifies the policy described in Executive Order Number 12 (2018) providing parental leave to state employees, consisting of eight weeks (320 hours) of paid leave in addition to leave provided under other state and federal programs. The bill requires that parental leave be available following the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child under age 18 and be available to both parents of such child if both are state employees. The bill requires that parental leave be taken within six months of a birth, adoption, or foster placement and limits parental leave to once in any 12-month period and only once per child. Read the Bill »


01/09/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103450D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology

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