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S.226: Parental Bereavement Act of 2013

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Sponsor Jon Tester, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 13 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Parental Bereavement Act of 2013 - Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter.

Allows such an employee to substitute any available paid leave for any leave without pay.

Applies the same leave entitlement to federal employees.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.