The act allows an employee to use accrued paid sick leave when the employee needs to:
- Care for a family member whose school or place of care has been closed due to inclement weather, loss of power, loss of heating, loss of water, or any other unexpected occurrence or event that results in the closure of the family member's school or place of care;
- Grieve, attend funeral services or a memorial, or deal with financial and legal matters that arise after the death of a family member; or
- Evacuate the employee's place of residence due to inclement weather, loss of power, loss of heating, loss of water, or any other unexpected occurrence or event that results in the need to evacuate the employee's residence.
To implement the act, $74,927 is appropriated from the general fund to the department of labor employment for use by the division of labor standards and statistics.
APPROVED by Governor June 2, 2023
EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023
NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)