Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 626 - Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009

Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for
H.R. 626 - Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009
(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)
Listed in Alphabetical Order
Jun 02, 2009  6:43PM

Bright (AL)

#6

Would clarify that federal employees (including those in the executive branch, legislative branch, Library of Congress, and GAO) who are called into active duty as members of the National Guard or Reserves will be allowed to count the time of that service towards their total time of employment, for purposes of receiving benefits created in the underlying bill.

Green, Al (TX)

#2

Would direct the Office of Personnel Management to take into consideration the impact of increased paid parental leave on lower-income and economically disadvantaged employees and their children when evaluating whether to promulgate regulations increasing the amount of paid parental leave offered to federal employees.

Issa (CA)

#1

Would require employees to use all accrued leave before receiving additional paid parental leave and would require additional paid parental leave to be treated as a repayable advance.

Lee, Christopher (NY)

#4

Would not allow the legislation to take effect until the national unemployment rate reaches 4% or lower and that no state has an unemployment rate over 7%.

Roskam (IL)

#3

Would prevent the Act from taking effect until 30 days after the date on which the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a national unemployment rate of 7 percent or lower.

Schock (IL)

#5

Revised Would make a federal employee ineligible for the 4 weeks of paid parental leave if the employee has failed to file a Federal tax return as required by Federal law.