This act shall be known as the STATE Paid Family Leave Act.

To ensure all workers have access to paid family leave.


(a) The legislature hereby finds:

(b) Beginning one year following the enactment of this act, covered individuals as defined below who submit an application, will have access to paid family leave benefits under the following circumstances:

(c) Paid family leave benefits shall be payable as follows:

(d) Administration:

(e) Non-diminishment and non-retaliation:

(f) Covered individuals and definitions

(g) Notice

(h) Enforcement

(i) Reports. Beginning 1 years after the enactment of this act, DEPARTMENT shall report to the legislature by September 1st of each year on (i) the effectiveness of the program established by this act, and any needed changes; (ii) projected and actual program participation by purpose, gender of beneficiary, premium rates, and other information useful for research purposes; (iii) fund balances and projections, and (iv) outreach efforts undertaken

(j) Severability If any provision of this Act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the Act or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected.