DC B22-0133 | 2017-2018 | 22nd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 21 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-10-10 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill establishes which employers are required to provide paid-leave compensation to their employees and which employees meet the eligibility criteria for paid-leave compensation. It establishes the duration and amount of compensation for family leave, medical leave, and parental leave. It establishes notice requirements for employees and procedures regarding filing claims. It establishes the maximum weekly benefit amount of $1,000 before October 1, 2021 and increases the benefit amount proportionately pursuant to the Consumer Price Index thereafter. It also establishes the employees' right to appeal eligibility determinations to the Office of Administrative Hearings. It also provides that an eligible individual, the Attorney General of the District of Columbia, or the Mayor may bring civil action against any employer to enforce the provisions of this act.

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Universal Paid Leave Compensation For Workers Amendment Act Of 2017



2017-10-10CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2017-08-04CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2017-03-07CouncilReferred to Committee on Committee of the Whole
2017-03-03CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B22-0133 Published in the DC Register
2017-02-21CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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