Expedited Bill No.
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Concerning: Human Rights and Civil
Liberties - Earned Sick and Safe
Leave - Use of Earned Sick and Safe
Leave - Parental Leave
Revised: August
2. 2016
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Introduced:
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2. 2016
Enacted:
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1 2016
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead Sponsor: Councilmember Hucker
Co-Sponsors: Vice President Berliner and Councilmembers Katz, Navarro and Eirich
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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provide that certain employees may use earned sick and safe leave for parental
purposes; and
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generally regulate the eligibility for sick and safe leave benefits provided to an
employee working in the County for certain employers.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 27, Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Article XIII, Earned Sick and Safe leave
Section 27-79
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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EXPEDITED BILL NO. 32-16
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Section 27-79 is amended as follows:
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27-79.
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Use of Earned Sick and Safe Leave.
An employee may use earned sick and safe leave:
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to care for or treat the employee's mental or physical illness, injury,
or condition;
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to obtain preventive medical care for the employee or the
employee's family member;
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to care for a family member with a mental or physical illness,
injury, or condition;
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if the employer's place of business has closed by order of a public
official due to a public health emergency;
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ifthe school or child care center forthe employee's family member
is closed by order of a public official due to a public health
emergency;
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to care for a family member if a health official or health care
provider has determined that the family member's presence in the
community would jeopardize the health of others because of the
family member's exposure to a communicable disease; [or]
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for the birth of.!! child, or for the placement of.!! child with the
employee for adoption or foster care;
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to care for.!! newborn, newly adopted, or newly placed child within
one year of birth, adoption, or placement; or
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if the absence from work is due to domestic violence, sexual
assault, or stalking committed against the employee or the
employee's family member and the leave is used:
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by the employee to obtain for the employee or the
employee's family;
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medical attention needed to recover from a physical
or psychological injury due to domestic violence,
sexual assault, or stalking;
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services from a victim services organization related
to the domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking;
or
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legal
services,
including
prepanng
for
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participating in a civil or criminal proceeding related
to the domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking;
or
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during the time that the employee has temporarily relocated
due to the domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
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[[This Act takes effect on October 1, 2016.]] The Council declares that this
legislation is necessary for the immediate protection of the public interest. This Act
takes effect on the date on which it becomes law.
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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