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 Bill Status of SB2228  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  MENTORS-BIG BRO BIG SIS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Deanna Demuzio - A. J. Wilhelmi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the State Employees Big Brother Big Sister Mentoring Act. Allows State agencies to permit eligible employees to take mentoring leave and flex time to participate in Big Brother Big Sister programs, using the State employee's vacation, personal, or sick time.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Changes the short title to the State Employee Mentoring Leave Act. Defines a "qualified mentoring program" as a program that finances, arranges for, and otherwise facilitates the mentoring, by adults, on a one-to-one basis, of children who are: (1) enrolled in any school level between kindergarten and the 12th grade; and (2) under the age of 18. Further provides that a qualified mentoring program must be a not-for-profit, secular entity, organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code and must also have been in existence for at least 10 years before the effective date of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/26/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/6/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  3/6/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/12/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended State Government and Veterans Affairs; 005-000-003
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  8/15/2009SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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