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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Healthy Families Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/14/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
03/14/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/14/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/14/2019Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Oversight and Reform, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/14/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (160)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 03/14/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 03/14/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 03/14/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 03/14/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 03/14/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 03/25/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 03/25/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 03/25/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/25/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 04/18/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 04/25/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 04/25/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 04/29/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 05/02/2019
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 05/09/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 05/28/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 05/30/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 06/04/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 06/11/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] 06/11/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 06/13/2019
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] 06/18/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 06/19/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 07/05/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 07/09/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 07/10/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 08/09/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 08/09/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 08/09/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 08/09/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 08/09/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 08/09/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 08/09/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 08/30/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 08/30/2019
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 10/04/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 10/30/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27] 12/09/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 01/28/2020
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 02/21/2020
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 02/28/2020
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] 03/09/2020
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 03/09/2020
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3] 03/13/2020

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor03/14/2019 Referred to
Committee on House Administration03/14/2019 Referred to
House Oversight and Reform03/14/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/14/2019)

Healthy Families Act

This bill provides for paid and unpaid sick leave for employees to meet their own medical needs and those of their families.

It requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide their employees with at least one hour of earned paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 56 hours of paid sick leave in a year. An employer with fewer than 15 employees may also provide the same amount of paid sick leave, but may opt out of such requirement, in which case such employer must provide its employees at least 56 hours of unpaid leave in a year. An employee may use sick leave for absences (1) resulting from a physical or mental illness, injury or medical condition; (2) resulting from obtaining professional medical diagnosis or care, or preventive medical care; (3) to care for a child, parent, spouse, a domestic partner, or other blood or close relative; and (4) resulting from domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

The bill makes it unlawful for any employer to interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of an employee's right to accrue sick leave as provided by this bill. An employee may take legal action to enforce the right to sick leave granted by this bill and the Department of Labor must investigate complaints of violations of the requirements of this bill.

Labor is authorized to conduct a public awareness campaign to educate and inform the public of the requirements for paid sick leave provided by this bill.