Bureau of Insurance; paid family leave; report. (SB1219)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bureau of Insurance; paid family leave; report. Directs the State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance (the Bureau) to review and make recommendations, including any necessary statutory and regulatory changes, to authorize the State Corporation Commission to approve the sale of individual and group paid family leave plans in Virginia. The bill requires the Bureau to also identify options and make recommendations for encouraging or incentivizing employers to voluntarily offer 12 weeks of paid family leave. The bill requires the Bureau to convene a stakeholder group to participate in the process, which is required to include representatives from the insurance industry and the business community, advocates for paid family leave, and other interested parties. The bill requires the Bureau to report its findings and recommendations to the Senate Committees on Commerce and Labor and Finance and Appropriations and the House Committees on Labor and Commerce and Appropriations by November 30, 2021. Read the Bill »


01/11/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101271D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Commerce and Labor committee on 01/18/2021. It meets on Monday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

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