UPDATE, March 18, 2020, 9:09 a.m. House Passes Dramatically Revised Version Of Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Bill Finally Moves To Senate

CATEGORY: Special Bulletins
CLIENT TYPE: Nonprofit, Private Education, Public Education, Public Employers, Public Safety
PUBLICATION: LCW Special Bulletin
DATE: Mar 18, 2020

On the evening of Monday, March 16, 2020, the House of Representatives passed a dramatically revised version of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which the Senate received on March 17.  Among the key changes to the bill is the significant limitation of the purposes for which employees may take Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Public Health Emergency Leave.  It has been announced that the Senate will be voting on this bill today.  Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is monitoring this bill closely.  Please check https://www.lcwlegal.com/responding-to-COVID-19 for updates on this and other evolving matters related to COVID-19.

Read the current version of the bill here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201/text