H.R.6220: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 12, 2020
  • Latest Major Action March 12, 2020

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Bill Summary

Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act This bill provides employees with up to 12 weeks paid leave for a qualifying purpose during a public-health emergency with respect to the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19). Specifically, an employee may use such leave if the employee is ordered or recommended to self-quarantine by a government official or health care provider, caring for a family member who has been ordered or...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.6220.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 12, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and 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.
March 12, 2020

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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