HB 655 – State Employees/Paid Parental Leave

HB 655 – State Employees/Paid Parental Leave

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Carolyn Logan (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Cooper-Suggs (D-Wilson); Rep. Zack Hawkins (D-Durham); Rep. Kandie Smith (D-Pitt)

Summary

This bill provides up to 8 weeks of fully paid parental leave for full-time state employees and up to 4 weeks fully paid parental leave for part-time state employees.

This bill also appropriates $10M in recurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and $10M in recurring funds for the 2022-2023 fiscal year to a Reserve for Compensation to fund the paid parental leave.

Movement

HB 655

Filed – 4/22/2021

 
 

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