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[H.R. 1381 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1381

 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United 
 States Code, to allow leave for individuals who provide living organ 
                               donations.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 20, 2003

   Mr. Hinojosa (for himself, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Towns, Mr. 
Grijalva, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Acevedo-Vila, Mr. Abercrombie, Ms. Norton, 
Mr. Reyes, Mr. Snyder, Mr. Dingell, Mrs. Miller of Michigan, Mr. Ortiz, 
 Mr. Tierney, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Honda, Mr. Waxman, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. 
   Menendez, Mr. Rodriguez, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Pastor, Mr. Baca, Ms. 
  Roybal-Allard, Mr. Cardoza, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Mr. 
 Frost, Mr. Stark, Mr. Rush, and Mr. Becerra) introduced the following 
    bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the 
 Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Government Reform and 
House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the 
  Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall 
           within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United 
 States Code, to allow leave for individuals who provide living organ 
                               donations.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Living Organ Donor Job Security Act 
of 2003''.

SEC. 2. LEAVE FOR LIVING ORGAN DONATION.

    (a) Leave Requirement.--Section 102(a) of the Family and Medical 
Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2612(a)) and section 6382(a)(1) of title 
5, United States Code, are each amended by adding at the end the 
following new subparagraph:
                    ``(E) In order to provide a living organ donation, 
                including time spent for--
                            ``(i) tests used to determine whether the 
                        eligible employee is medically suitable for 
                        live organ donation;
                            ``(ii) physical, psychological, and social 
                        evaluations of the live donor;
                            ``(iii) pretransplant outpatient services;
                            ``(iv) postoperative inpatient and 
                        outpatient transplantation services;
                            ``(v) travel in connection with tests, 
                        evaluations, and services described in clauses 
                        (i) through (iv); and
                            ``(vi) recuperation consistent with the 
                        type of transplant performed.''.
    (b) Certification.--
            (1) Non-federal employees.--The Family and Medical Leave 
        Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2611 et seq.) is further amended by 
        striking ``section 102(a)(1)(D)'' and inserting ``subparagraph 
        (D) or (E) of section 102(a)(1)'' in the following sections:
                    (A) Section 103(b)(4)(B) (29 U.S.C. 2613(b)(4)(B)).
                    (B) Section 104(c)(3)(A)(ii) (29 U.S.C. 
                2614(c)(3)(A)(ii)).
            (2) Federal employees.--Section 6383(b)(4)(B) of title 5, 
        United States Code is amended by striking ``section 
        6382(a)(1)(D)'' and inserting ``subparagraph (D) or (E) of 
        section 6382(a)(1)''.
    (c) Conforming Amendments.--
            (1) Non-federal employees.--The Family and Medical Leave 
        Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2611 et seq.) is further amended--
                    (A) by striking ``(C) or (D)'' each place it 
                appears and inserting ``(C), (D), or (E)'' in--
                            (i) section 102(b)(1) and (2) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2612(b)(1) and (2));
                            (ii) section 102(e)(2) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2612(e)(2));
                            (iii) section 103(c)(1) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2613(c)(1));
                            (iv) section 104(c)(2)(B)(i) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2614(c)(2)(B)(i)); and
                            (v) section 108(c)(1) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2618(c)(1));
                    (B) by inserting ``(including living organ 
                donation)'' after ``planned medical treatment'' in--
                            (i) section 102(b)(2) and (e)(2) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2612(b)(2) and (e)(2));
                            (ii) section 103(b)(5) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2613(b)(5)); and
                            (iii) section 108(c)(1) (29 U.S.C. 
                        2618(c)(1)), in the matter preceding 
                        subparagraph (A); and
                    (C) in section 104(a)(4) (29 U.S.C. 2614(a)(4)), by 
                striking ``section 102(a)(1)(D)'' and inserting 
                ``subparagraph (D) or (E) of section 102(a)(1)''.
            (2) Federal employees.--Title 5, United States Code, is 
        further amended--
                    (A) by striking ``(C) or (D)'' each place it 
                appears and inserting ``(C), (D), or (E)'' in--
                            (i) section 6382(b)(2) and (e)(2); and
                            (ii) section 6383(a);
                    (B) in section 6382(d), by striking ``or (D)'' and 
                inserting ``(D), or (E)'';
                    (C) in section 6383(b)(5), by inserting 
                ``(including living organ donation)'' after ``planned 
                medical treatment''; and
                    (D) in section 6384(d), by striking ``section 
                6382(a)(1)(D)'' and inserting ``subparagraph (D) or (E) 
                of section 6382(a)(1)''.
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