This Act may be cited as the “Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act” or the “FAMILY Act”.
Summary: To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 2/13/19.
STATUS: Introduced 2/13/19 by Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3].
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- A national paid leave program would allow people to receive a portion of their pay when they need time away from their jobs for family or medical reasons – resulting in significant benefits for their families, businesses and our economy. (Source: National Partnership for Women & Families)
- Tell Your Elected Officials to Support the FAMILY ACT for Paid Leave. (Source: Family Values @ Work)
- Testimonials from Business Leaders Who Support the FAMILY Act. (Source: Better Workplaces, Better Businesses)