PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 2594
PRINTER'S NO. 2679
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY GROVE, JAMES, AUMENT, PICKETT, EVERETT, FEE, SWANGER, BARRAR, R. MILLER, HELM, TALLMAN, MASSER, QUINN, MILNE, BLOOM, MARSICO AND DENLINGER, OCTOBER 23, 2013
AS REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND INDUSTRY, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AS AMENDED, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
3The General Assembly finds that any mandate requiring an
4employer to provide vacation and other forms of leave to an
5employee or class of employees in this Commonwealth is a matter
6of Statewide concern and that the enactment of any mandate by a
7political subdivision in this Commonwealth requiring an employer
8to provide an employee or class of employees with vacation or
9other forms of leave, paid or unpaid, that is not required by
10Federal or State law, or the administration by a political
11subdivision of Federally mandated or State-mandated leave in a
12manner incongruous with Federal and State law, would defeat
16Section 1. Short title.
17This act shall be known and may be cited as the Leave Policy
2Section 2. Definitions.
13Section 3. Mandate prohibition.
14A political subdivision in this Commonwealth may not enact or
15administer a mandate requiring an employer to provide an
16employee or class of employees with vacation or other forms of
17leave from employment, paid or unpaid, that is not required by
18Federal or State law, and may not require an employer to
19compensate an employee for any vacation or other forms of leave
20for which Federal or State law does not require the employee to
22Section 4. Applicability.
23This act does not apply to any mandate enacted by a political
24subdivision of this Commonwealth affecting vacation or other
25forms of leave for an employee or class of employees of the
27Section 5. Inconsistent mandate.
<-1Nothing in this act shall be construed to invalidate a
2mandate that is enacted by a political subdivision prior to
3January 1, 2014. Any mandate enacted by a political subdivision
4that is inconsistent with this act and enacted after January 1,
52014, is void.
6Section 6. Effective date.
7This act shall take effect immediately.