Text: H.R.5364 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/11/2006)


109th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5364


To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to eliminate an hours of service requirement for benefits under that Act.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 11, 2006

Ms. Baldwin (for herself, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Owens, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Payne, Mrs. Maloney, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Al Green of Texas, Mr. Crowley, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Carson, Mr. Kildee, and Ms. Schakowsky) 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


A BILL

To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to eliminate an hours of service requirement for benefits under that Act.

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 “Family Fairness Act of 2006”.

SEC. 2. Elimination of hours of service requirement.

Section 101(2)(A) of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2611(2)(A)) is amended to read as follows:

“(A) IN GENERAL.—The term ‘eligible employee’ means an employee who has been employed, either as a full-time or part-time employee, for at least 12 months by the employer with respect to whom leave is requested under section 102.”.


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