School boards; paid maternity leave benefit policy. (HB693)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

School boards; paid maternity leave benefit policy. Requires each school board to establish a paid maternity leave benefit policy to grant any mother who has been employed full-time by the school board for at least two years and who gave birth to or adopted a child 12 weeks of paid sick leave, in addition to any other sick leave to which such individual is otherwise entitled, to care for such child. Each such policy shall include provisions relating to (i) any payroll contributions that may be required to finance all or any part of the implementation of the paid maternity leave benefit, (ii) the amount and value of the maternity leave benefit, (iii) the computation of the duration of the paid maternity leave benefit, (iv) the period within which the paid maternity leave benefit shall be used, (v) intermittent use of the paid maternity leave benefit, (vi) employment protection for mothers who use the paid maternity leave benefit, (vii) the coordination of the use of the paid maternity leave benefit and any other leave pursuant to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq., and (viii) any other consideration deemed relevant by the school board. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/06/2020Committee
01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102724D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Pre-K-12
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB693)
01/29/2020Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
02/11/2020Left in Education

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