LD 717 (subjects: INSURANCE , DISABILITY )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=717&PID=1456&snum=127
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|3/5/2015||House||Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on LABOR, COMMERCE, RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|3/11/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin , REFERRED to the Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, in concurrence.|
|3/17/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Establish the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program
Sec. 1. 26 MRSA c. 7, sub-c. 6-C is enacted to read:
MAINE PAID FAMILY LEAVE INSURANCE PROGRAM
850-A. Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program
This bill creates the Maine Paid Family Leave Insurance Program to provide wage-replacement benefits to persons who qualify for family medical leave. The program is funded by employee contributions and provides 2/3 of the employee’s average weekly wage for up to 6 weeks. Employee contributions are collected on a sliding scale based on wages.
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This information about LD 717 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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