Record of Committee Proceedings
Committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Government Oversight and Courts
Senate Bill 596
Relating to: the establishment of a family and medical leave insurance program; family leave to care for a grandparent, grandchild, or sibling and for the active duty of a family member; the employers that are required to allow an employee to take family or medical leave; creating an individual income tax deduction for certain family or medical leave insurance benefits; allowing a local government to adopt ordinances requiring employers to provide leave benefits; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; granting rule-making authority; making an appropriation; and providing a penalty.
By Senators Ringhand, Carpenter, Hansen, Larson, Shilling, Schachtner, Miller, Smith, Bewley, Johnson, Erpenbach, Wirch and Risser; cosponsored by Representatives Pope, Crowley, Sargent, Shankland, Stuck, Zamarripa, Gruszynski, Neubauer, C. Taylor, Billings, Hesselbein, Vining, Spreitzer, Kolste, Emerson, Considine, Anderson, Sinicki, Riemer, Fields, Milroy, Subeck, Doyle, Hebl, Goyke and Hintz.
November 27, 2019 Referred to Committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Government Oversight and Courts
March 26, 2020 Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1