Work & Family Policy Database
Illinois Family and Medical Leave Act
Subject: Family and Medical Leave, Job-Protected Leave, Military Families and Leave, Same Sex Partners and Leave
Bill: H.B. 4724
Sponsor: Cassidy (D)
Date Introduced: 02/03/2012
Referred to House Committee on Rules: 02/03/2012
Assigned to House Committee on Judiciary Civil Law: 02/17/2012
Passed House Committee on Judiciary Civil Law: 02/29/2012
Fiscal and Judicial Notes Requested: 03/07/2012
House State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed: 03/21/2012
Re-referred to House Committee on Rules: 03/30/2012
Summary: Creates an Illinois Family and Medical Leave Act that is consistent with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In accordance with the Illinois Civil Union Act of 2011, eligible workers would be allowed to take FMLA leave to care for a civil union partner.
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