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SB 299 - An Act to Amend Section 12945 of the Government Code, Relating to Employment.

Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law prohibits employment discrimination based on sex or disability.

Existing law prohibits an employer from refusing to allow a female employee disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition to take a leave for a reasonable time of up to 4 months before returning to work.

This bill would also prohibit an employer from refusing to maintain and pay… More
Existing law prohibits employment discrimination based on sex or disability.

Existing law prohibits an employer from refusing to allow a female employee disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition to take a leave for a reasonable time of up to 4 months before returning to work.

This bill would also prohibit an employer from refusing to maintain and pay for coverage under a group health plan for an employee who takes that leave, as specified.

This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 12945 of the Government Code proposed by AB 592, to be operative only if AB 592 and this bill are both enacted, both bills become effective on or before January 1, 2012, and this bill is enacted last. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on September 8, 2011.

voted YES: 27 voted NO: 9
4 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 12945 of the Government Code, Relating to Employment.

SB 299 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law prohibits employment discrimination based on sex or disability.

Existing law prohibits an employer from refusing to allow a female employee disabled by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition to take a leave for a reasonable time of up to 4 months before returning to work.

This bill would also prohibit an employer from refusing to maintain and pay for coverage under a group health plan for an employee who takes that leave, as specified.

This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 12945 of the Government Code proposed by AB 592, to be operative only if AB 592 and this bill are both enacted, both bills become effective on or before January 1, 2012, and this bill is enacted last.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 12945 of the Government Code, Relating to Employment.
Author(s)
Noreen Evans
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave
Major Actions
Introduced2/14/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations3/23/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Judiciary4/05/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations5/02/2011
Passed Senate5/31/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment6/22/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations8/25/2011
Passed Assembly9/06/2011
Passed Senate9/08/2011
Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/14/2011
Became law (chaptered).10/06/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenate Committee on Labor and Industrial RelationsDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.3/23/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations
5 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on JudiciaryDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.4/05/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Judiciary
4 voted YES 1 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/02/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB299 Evans5/31/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
27 voted YES 11 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Labor and EmploymentDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.6/22/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment
4 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.8/25/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 299 Evans Senate Third Reading By LOWENTHAL9/06/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
52 voted YES 26 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateUnfinished Business SB299 Evans Concurrence9/08/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
27 voted YES 9 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/14/2011
2/14/2011Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
2/15/2011From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 17.
2/24/2011Referred to Coms. on L. & I.R. and JUD.
3/16/2011Set for hearing March 23.
3/23/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 452.) (March 23). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.
select this voteVote3/23/2011Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Judiciary.
3/29/2011Set for hearing April 5.
select this voteVote4/05/2011Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
4/06/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 1. Page 559.) (April 5). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
4/13/2011Set for hearing May 2.
select this voteVote5/02/2011Do pass.
5/03/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 3. Page 846.) (May 2).
5/04/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
5/31/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 27. Noes 11. Page 1170.) Ordered to the Assembly.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage5/31/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB299 Evans
6/01/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
6/09/2011Referred to Com. on L. & E.
select this voteVote6/22/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
6/23/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 4. Noes 2.) (June 22). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
7/13/2011Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
select this voteVote8/25/2011Do pass as amended.
8/26/2011From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (August 25). Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
8/29/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
8/31/2011Read third time and amended. (Page 2710.) Ordered to third reading.
9/06/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 52. Noes 26. Page 2931.) Ordered to the Senate.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage9/06/2011SB 299 Evans Senate Third Reading By LOWENTHAL
9/07/2011In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
9/08/2011Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 27. Noes 9. Page 2403.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/08/2011Unfinished Business SB299 Evans Concurrence
9/14/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 11:30 a.m.
10/06/2011Approved by the Governor.
10/06/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 510, Statutes of 2011.

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

12 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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An Act to Amend Section 12945 of the Government Code, Relating to Employment.: Unfinished Business SB299 Evans Concurrence

12 organizations supported this bill

9to5 California
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
AFL-CIO
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
American Civil Liberties Union
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
California Commission on the Status of Women
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
California Employment Lawyers Association
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
California National Organization for Women
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
California Nurse-Midwives Association
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
California Women's Law Center
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
Service Employees International Union
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
St. John's Well Child & Family Center
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
United Steelworkers
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.
Women's Employment Rights Clinic of Golden Gate University
Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations (2011, March 23). Employment: pregnancy or childbirth leave. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leginfo.

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Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$3,000$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$17,550$0
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$18,800$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$10,500$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$22,034$0
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$52,988$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$24,250$0
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$60,823$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$67,462$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$8,250$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$7,418$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$71,156$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$9,300$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$7,275$0
Loni HancockDCA-9$55,185$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$20,198$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$30,179$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$17,812$0
Christine KehoeDCA-39$7,900$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$6,773$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$68,825$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$232,142$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$37,575$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$17,400$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$51,199$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$166,970$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$26,272$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$38,240$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$3,200$0
Joe SimitianDCA-11$8,400$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$91,000$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$35,200$0
Juan VargasDCA-40$21,950$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$33,125$0
Lois WolkDCA-5$12,700$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$24,150$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$9,500$0
Leland YeeDCA-8$14,750$0

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Elaine AlquistDCA-13$3,000$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$17,550$0
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$18,800$0
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$10,500$0
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$22,034$0
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$52,988$0
Lou CorreaDCA-34$24,250$0
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$60,823$0
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$67,462$0
Bob DuttonRCA-31$8,250$0
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$7,418$0
Noreen EvansDCA-2$71,156$0
Jean FullerRCA-18$9,300$0
Ted GainesRCA-1$7,275$0
Loni HancockDCA-9$55,185$0
Tom HarmanRCA-35$20,198$0
Ed HernandezDCA-24$30,179$0
Bob HuffRCA-29$17,812$0
Christine KehoeDCA-39$7,900$0
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$6,773$0
Mark LenoDCA-3$68,825$0
Ted LieuDCA-28$232,142$0
Carol LiuDCA-21$37,575$0
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$17,400$0
Alex PadillaDCA-20$51,199$0
Fran PavleyDCA-23$166,970$0
Curren PriceDCA-26$26,272$0
Michael RubioDCA-16$38,240$0
Sharon RunnerRCA-17$3,200$0
Joe SimitianDCA-11$8,400$0
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$91,000$0
Tony StricklandRCA-19$35,200$0
Juan VargasDCA-40$21,950$0
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$33,125$0
Lois WolkDCA-5$12,700$0
Rod WrightDCA-25$24,150$0
Mark WylandRCA-38$9,500$0
Leland YeeDCA-8$14,750$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$1,268,680
Labor unions$72,150
Women's issues$24,600
Nurses$21,620
Health care institutions$19,900
Democratic-based groups (but not official party committees) and generic liberal/progressive ones$4,500
Commercial service unions$0
Manufacturing unions$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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