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SB 299 - Pregnancy or Childbirth Leave for Employees - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Doug LaMalfa voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

Read statements Doug LaMalfa made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Pregnancy or Childbirth Leave for Employees

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (27-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Pregnancy or Childbirth Leave for Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes reasonable leave time for pregnant employees or those who recently gave birth.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that employers must allow a female employee to take a leave for pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition for no longer than 4 months and thereafter return to work (Sec. 1 & 1.5).
  • Prohibits an employer from refusing to maintain and pay for health care coverage for an employee who takes authorized pregnancy or childbirth leave (Sec. 1 & 1.5).
  • Prohibits an employer from refusing to temporarily transfer a pregnant female employee to a less strenuous or hazardous position for the duration of her pregnancy, if requested by the employee and is within reasonable limits of accommodation (Sec. 1&1.5).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (52-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Pregnancy or Childbirth Leave for Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes reasonable leave time for pregnant employees or those who recently gave birth.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that employers must allow a female employee to take a leave for pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition for no longer than 4 months and thereafter return to work (Sec. 1 & 1.5).
  • Prohibits an employer from refusing to maintain and pay for health care coverage for an employee who takes authorized pregnancy or childbirth leave (Sec. 1 & 1.5).
  • Prohibits an employer from refusing to temporarily transfer a pregnant female employee to a less strenuous or hazardous position for the duration of her pregnancy, if requested by the employee and is within reasonable limits of accommodation (Sec. 1&1.5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Pregnancy or Childbirth Leave

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