H.R.1573 - Leave Equity for Adoptive Families Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] (Introduced 05/08/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||05/22/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1573 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/08/1997)
Leave Equity for Adoptive Families Act of 1997 - Entitles any employee who needs it, because of placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care, to any leave benefit provided by the employer for care of an employee's newborn biological child or for recovery from the employee's own illness, injury, or disability. Requires that such leave commence no later than 12 months after such placement.
Authorizes civil actions to enforce this Act.