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HB 1426 - Establishes Paid Maternity Leave for State Employees - Arkansas Key Vote

Bob Ballinger voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-28) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Paid Maternity Leave for State Employees

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes paid maternity leave for state employees.

  • Establishes paid maternity leave for individuals appointed or employed full-time for more than 1 continuous year in a position of state service by government entities including, but not limited to, the following entities (Sec. 2):
    • The same state agency;
    • The General Assembly; and
    • The Supreme Court. 
  • Specifies that an employee who is granted paid maternity leave shall be paid her salary in an amount of up to $500 weekly for 6 consecutive weeks of maternity leave (Sec. 2). 


Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Paid Maternity Leave for State Employees


  • Clarke Tucker (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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