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 Bill Status of HB3908  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  FIREFIGHTER MATERNITY LEAVE

House Sponsors
Rep. Katie Stuart - John M. Cabello - Dave Vella, Rita Mayfield, Mary Beth Canty and Jennifer Sanalitro

Hearings
Labor & Commerce Committee Hearing Feb 21 2024 2:00PM Capitol Building Room 114 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Firefighter Paid Family Leave Act. Provides that a firefighter shall receive 6 weeks of paid family leave that may be used: (1) for the birth of a child in order to care for the child; (2) to care for a newly adopted child under 18 years of age, a newly placed foster child under 18 years of age, or a newly adopted or placed foster child older than 18 years of age if the child is incapable of self-care because of a mental or physical disability; and (3) to care for a family member with a serious health condition. Provides that the paid family leave requirements shall be provided to a firefighter regardless of the employer's leave policies and shall be provided to a firefighter who has been employed by the employer for at least one year. Provides that a firefighter may voluntarily waive his or her right to paid family leave. Provides that the Department of Labor may adopt any rules necessary to implement the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/8/2023HouseTo Job Growth & Workforce Development Subcommittee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Sanalitro

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