H.R.5090 - To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit a family member of a wounded veteran to take leave under such Act after a lesser period of service with an employer.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Barrow, John [D-GA-12] (Introduced 01/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Oversight and Government Reform; House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/28/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5090 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/22/2008)
Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 with respect to hours-of-service requirements a spouse, parent, son, or daughter of a covered servicemember must meet to qualify for leave under such Act.
Entitles such individual to take such leave in order to care for the covered servicemember if he or she has been employed for at least 625 hours of service with an employer.
Defines "covered servicemember" as a member of the Armed Forces, including a member of the National Guard or a Reserve, who is undergoing medical treatment, recuperation, or therapy, is otherwise in medical hold or medical holdover status, or is otherwise on the temporary disability retired list, for a serious injury or illness.