Category: Economy, Budget and Taxes, Health Care, Social Issues

SB 1 (2019)

House/Senate Bill: Senate

Description: Establishes a paid family and medical leave insurance program, which would be run by the state department of employment security. Employers would pay 0.5% of wages per employee as premium payments. Employees could take up to twelve weeks of leave and receive 60% of their pay after paying into the program for at least six months. The bill does not allow anyone to opt-out of the program.

Bill Sponsor: Dan Feltes

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/26/2019

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/20/2019

Bill Status

Vetoed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: No

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