Summary and Text of Amendments Submitted to H.R. 5781 - Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008

Listed in Alphabetical Order

June 17, 2008 3:40 PM

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Davis, Danny (IL)

#1

(REVISED) Would make certain technical and conforming changes to the bill, would strike a requirement for a study by the Government Accountability Office, and would make section 4 not effective with respect to births or placements occurring within 6 months of the enactment of the Act.

Issa (CA)

#3

Strikes all paid parental leave benefits provided by the bill. Instead, allows federal employees to use paid sick leave for parental leave upon birth or placement of adoption.

Murphy, Patrick (PA)/Welch (VT)

#2

(WITHDRAWN) Would allow covered employees to take up to 24 hours per year of non-paid leave for activities related to the education of their children or for their children's routine medical appointments. Except in emergency cases, the leave should be scheduled 7 days in advance.