Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Filed: 4/15/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2613 on page 1 by
3replacing lines 11 through 16 with the following:
4    ""Employee" means eligible employee, as defined by Section
5101(2) of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29
6U.S.C. 2601 et seq.).
7    "Employer" means employer, as defined by Section 101(4) of
8the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C.
92601 et seq.)."; and
10on page 1, line 18, by changing "4" to "2"; and
11on page 1, line 19, by changing "20" to "10"; and
12on page 2 by replacing lines 5 and 6 with the following:
13"employee receives notice of the death of the child."; and



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1on page 2 by replacing line 10 with the following:
2"reasonable and practicable."; and
3on page 2 by replacing lines 16 through 21 with the following:
4    "(e) In the event of the death of more than one child in a
512-month period, an employee is entitled to up to a total of 6
6weeks of bereavement leave during the 12-month period. This Act
7does not"; and
8on page 5, line 5, by changing "3 years" to "60 days"; and
9on page 5 by replacing lines 8 through 21 with the following:
10    "(b) An employer that violates any provision of this Act or
11any rule adopted under this Act is subject to a civil penalty
12for each employee affected as follows:
13        (1) first offense, a civil penalty not to exceed $500;
14        (2) second or subsequent offense, a civil penalty not
15    to exceed $1,000.
16    (c) A civil action may be brought in the circuit court by
17an employee to enforce this Act. The circuit court may enjoin
18any act or practice that violates or may violate this Act and
19may order any other equitable relief that is necessary and
20appropriate to redress the violation or to enforce the Act.".