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HB 628 - Requires Paid Family and Medical Leave - New Hampshire Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Requires Paid Family and Medical Leave

Legislation - "Ought to Pass" Report Adopted (House) (171-162) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Paid Family and Medical Leave

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to adopt an "ought to pass" report on a bill that requires paid family and medical leave.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a system of of family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) with benefits to be provided to qualified workers (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes up to 6 weeks of paid leave in any 12-month period (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that individuals employed by a participant of FMLI are eligible for 60% of their pay during time taken off for the birth, adoption, or fostering of a child, a serious illness not related to employment, or the serious illness of a spouse or certain other relatives (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that a serious illness includes treatment for addiction or a mental health condition (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an employer to opt out of participation in FMLI upon certification with the Department of Employment Security that the employer provides an equivalent benefit for its employees (Sec. 1).

Legislation - "Ought to Pass" Report Adopted (House) (186-164) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Paid Family and Medical Leave

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to adopt an "ought to pass" report on a bill that requires paid family and medical leave.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a system of of family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) with benefits to be provided to qualified workers (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes up to 6 weeks of paid leave in any 12-month period (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that individuals employed by a participant of FMLI are eligible for 60% of their pay during time taken off for the birth, adoption, or fostering of a child, a serious illness not related to employment, or the serious illness of a spouse or certain other relatives (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that a serious illness includes treatment for addiction or a mental health condition (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an employer to opt out of participation in FMLI upon certification with the Department of Employment Security that the employer provides an equivalent benefit for its employees (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Paid Family and Medical Leave

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