2013 Senate Bill 173

Ban local mandates that private employers must grant leave

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 12, 2013

Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R-28)

To preempt local governments from adopting ordinances or policies that require private sector employers to provide paid or unpaid employee leave that is not required under state or federal law.

Referred to the Committee on Reforms, Restructuring, and Reinventing

April 9, 2013

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

June 5, 2013

Substitute offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D-18)

To mandate that employers grant leave, rather than prohibit local governments from mandating it.

The substitute failed 12 to 26 (details)

Passed in the Senate 25 to 13 (details)

Received in the House

June 5, 2013

Referred to the Committee on Commerce