|HB 1116-S - DIGEST|
|(DIGEST OF PROPOSED 1ST SUBSTITUTE)|
Requires the employment security department to: (1) Establish and administer a family and medical leave insurance program; and
(2) Pay family and medical leave insurance benefits.
Allows workers to: (1) Care for family members with a serious health condition or to recover from their own serious health condition; and
(2) Deal with exigencies arising out of the military service of a family member.
Changes the name of the family leave insurance account to the family and medical leave insurance account.
Requires the state treasurer to, on July 1, 2017, transfer forty-two million dollars from the state general fund to the family and medical leave insurance account. The transfer is a loan for start-up costs of the program.