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house Bill H.R. 517

Offering Federal Employees Paid Leave For Births and Adoptions

Argument in favor

The federal government should be a model employer, and allowing four weeks of paid parental leave is the reasonable and humane thing to do.

Argument opposed

Government employees shouldn’t receive benefits that most of their private sector counterparts (who pay for the government) don’t receive.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
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      house Committees
      Committee on Administration
      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedFebruary 5th, 2013

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