Paid Family & Medical Leave Act

Paid Family & Medical Leave Act

This Bill has:
58% Democratic Support in the Senate
70% Democratic Support in the House



























    This bill was introduced in the house by Rosa DeLauro and in hte senate by Kristen Gillibrand.
    This bill would This bill establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA). The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) benefit payment for each month beginning on the first day of the month in which the individual meets the criteria specified below and ending 365 days later (benefit period), not to exceed 60 qualified caregiving days per period. An individual qualifies for such a benefit payment if such individual:
-is insured for disability insurance benefits under the Social Security Act at the time an application is filed;
-has earned income from employment during the 12 months before filing it; and
-was engaged in qualified caregiving (any activity for which the individual would be entitled to leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993), or anticipates being so engaged, during the 90-day period before the application is filed or within 30 days after. The bill prescribes a formula for determination of an individual's monthly benefit, as well as for the maximum and minimum amounts.
House Bill: H.R. 947
Democratic Support: 135
Introduced by: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 02/07/2017)
Latest Action: 02/22/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources. 

Cosponsors:
  1. Colleen Hanabusa
  2. Suzanne Bonamici
  3. Adam Smith
  4. Gene Green
  5. Jamie Raskin
  6. Bobby Rush
  7. Pramila Jayapal
  8. Nita Lowey
  9. Dwight Evans
  10. Ruben Kihuen
  11. James McGovern
  12. Darren Soto
  13. Gwen Moore
  14. Carol Shea-Porter
  15. Nydia Velazquez
  16. Sheila Jackson Lee
  17. Sean Patrick Maloney
  18. Danny Davis
  19. Mark Pocan
  20. Bill Foster
  21. Alcee Hastings
  22. Elijah Cummings
  23. Richard Nolan
  24. Grace Meng
  25. Chellie Pingree
  26. John Lewis
  27. Ro Khanna
  28. Timothy Walz
  29. Jared Polis
  30. Juan Vargas
  31. Barbara Lee
  32. Tony Cardenas
  33. Henry Johnson
  34. Ruben Gallego
  35. Marc Veasey
  36. Joseph Crowley
  37. Raul Grijalva
  38. William Keating
  39. Gregory Meeks
  40. Eric Swalwell
  41. Peter DeFazio
  42. G.K. Butterfield
  43. Stephen Lynch
  44. Jose Serrano
  45. Luis Guiterrez
  46. Louise Slaughter
  47. Ami Bera
  48. Tulsi Gabbard
  49. Doris Matsui
  50. Jerrold Nadler
  51. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
  52. Lloyd Doggett
  53. Seth Moulton
  54. Kathleen Rice
  55. Grace Napolitano
  56. Tim Ryan
  57. Alan Lowenthal
  58. Michelle Lujan
  59. Janice Schakowsky
  60. John Sarbanes
  61. David Scott
  62. Keith Ellison
  63. Pete Aguilar
  64. Daniel Kildee
  65. John Garamendi
  66. Rick Larsen
  67. Robin Kelly
  68. Andre Carson
  69. Jackie Speier
  70. David Cicilline
  71. Earl Blumenauer
  72. Donald Beyer
  73. Eliot Engel
  74. Katherine Clark
  75. Yvette Clarke
  76. Michael Capuano
  77. Bill Pascrell
  78. Betty McCollum
  79. Brendan Boyle 
  80. Gerald Connolly
  81. James Langevin
  82. John Delaney
  83. Bonnie Coleman
  84. Donald Norcross
  85. Steve Cohen 
  86. David Price
  87. Debbie Dingell
  88. Paul Tonko
  89. Bobby Scott
  90. Marcy Kaptur
  91. Mark Takano
  92. Joe Courtney
  93. Judy Chu
  94. Brenda Lawrence
  95. Norma Torres
  96. Zoe Lofgren
  97. Donald Payne
  98. Kathy Castor
  99. Hakeem Jeffries
  100. Ed Perlmutter
  101. John Larson
  102. Carolyn Maloney
  103. Lucille Roybal-Allard
  104. Mike Thompson
  105. Marcia Fudge
  106. Raja Krishnamoorthi
  107. Alma Adams
  108. Jared Huffman
  109. Frederica Wilson
  110. Brian Higgins
  111. Lisa Blunt Rochester
  112. Ron Kind
  113. Ann Kuster
  114. Mark DeSaulnier
  115. Niki Tsongas
  116. Adam Schiff
  117. Vicenete Gonzalez
  118. Susan Davis
  119. Anna Eshoo
  120. Theodore Deutch
  121. Stephanie Murphy
  122. Joyce Beatty
  123. Joseph Kennedy
  124. Salud Carbajal
  125. John Yarmuth
  126. Derek Kilmer
  127. Lois Frankel
  128. Diana DeGette
  129. Michael Doyle
  130. Nanette Barragan
  131. Frank Pallone
  132. Linda Sanchez
  133. John Conyers
  134. Elizabeth Esty