Bill Text: AZ HB2190 | 2020 | Fifty-fourth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced

Bill Title: State employees; paid family leave

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-05-19 - Assigned to House RULES Committee [HB2190 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2020-HB2190-Introduced.html



PREFILED    JAN 13 2020

REFERENCE TITLE: state employees; paid family leave





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2190


Introduced by

Representatives Jermaine: Cano, Espinoza, Gabaldón, Hernandez A, Lieberman, Longdon, Pawlik, Salman, Shah, Sierra, Teller, Terán, Thorpe, Senator Bowie





amending Title 38, chapter 4, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding article 6; relating to state employee compensation.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 38, chapter 4, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding article 6, to read:


START_STATUTE38-681.  Family leave; state employees

A.  A state employee whose employment is subject to title 41, chapter 4, article 4 or who is exempt pursuant to section 41-742, subsection D, paragraph 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 or 8 shall be granted six weeks of paid leave per fiscal year for the birth of the employee's child or placement of a child with the employee in connection with foster care or adoption.  During the leave of absence, the state employee shall continue to receive the employee's salary or compensation.

B.  A state employee who receives salary or compensation pursuant to subsection A of this section is not entitled to accrue annual leave or sick leave during the period of family leave.

C.  The director of the department of administration shall establish procedures to be used by an eligible state employee to receive compensation pursuant to subsection A of this section. END_STATUTE