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AB-196 Paid family leave.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 01/10/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 196


Introduced by Assembly Member Gonzalez

January 10, 2019


An act to add Section 3308 to the Unemployment Insurance Code, relating to paid family leave.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 196, as introduced, Gonzalez. Paid family leave.
Existing law establishes, within the state disability insurance program, a family temporary disability insurance program, also known as the paid family leave program, for the provision of wage replacement benefits to workers who take time off work to care for a seriously ill family member or to bond with a minor child within one year of birth or placement, as specified.
This bill would state the Legislature’s intent to enact legislation that would expand the paid family leave program in order to provide a 100% wage replacement benefit for workers earning $100,000 or less annually.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 3308 is added to the Unemployment Insurance Code, to read:

3308.
 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact Legislation that would expand the paid family leave program as described in this chapter in order to provide a 100-percent wage replacement benefit for workers earning one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) or less annually.