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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE BILL 517
February 9, 2016 - Offered by Senators Ringhand, Miller, Carpenter, Erpenbach,
Risser, Shilling, Lassa, L. Taylor and C. Larson.
SB517-SA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
SB517-SA1,1,6 21. Page 1, line 3: before "and" insert "; the establishment of a family and
3medical leave insurance program; family leave to care for a grandparent, grandchild,
4or sibling and for the active duty of a family member; the employers that are required
5to permit an employee to take family or medical leave; granting rule-making
6authority; making an appropriation;".
SB517-SA1,1,7 72. Page 3, line 1: before that line insert:
SB517-SA1,1,8 8" Section 1b. 20.445 (1) (w) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,1,139 20.445 (1) (w) Family and medical leave insurance trust fund. From the family
10and medical leave insurance trust fund, all moneys deposited in that fund under s.
11103.12 (7) for the payments of family or medical leave insurance benefits under s.
12103.12 (2) (c) and for the administration of the family or medical leave insurance
13program under s. 103.12.
SB517-SA1,1bm
1Section 1bm. 25.17 (1) (er) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,2,22 25.17 (1) (er) Family and medical leave insurance trust fund (s. 25.52);
SB517-SA1,1c 3Section 1c. 25.52 of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,2,7 425.52 Family and medical leave insurance trust fund. There is created
5a separate nonlapsible trust fund designated as the family and medical leave
6insurance trust fund, to consist of all moneys deposited in that fund under s. 103.12
7(7).
SB517-SA1,1cm 8Section 1cm. 71.05 (6) (b) 53. of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,2,129 71.05 (6) (b) 53. For taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019, any
10amount of family or medical leave insurance benefits received by a covered
11individual, as defined in s. 103.12 (1) (d), in the taxable year to which the subtraction
12relates.
SB517-SA1,1d 13Section 1d. 103.10 (1) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is renumbered 103.10 (1) (a)
14and amended to read:
SB517-SA1,2,1615 103.10 (1) (a) "Child" means a natural, adopted, or foster child, a stepchild, or
16a legal ward to whom any of the following applies:.
SB517-SA1,1dm 17Section 1dm. 103.10 (1) (a) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
SB517-SA1,1e 18Section 1e. 103.10 (1) (a) 2. of the statutes is repealed.
SB517-SA1,1em 19Section 1em. 103.10 (1) (ap) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,2,2020 103.10 (1) (ap) "Covered active duty" means any of the following:
SB517-SA1,2,2221 1. In the case of a member of a regular component of the U.S. armed forces, duty
22during the deployment of the member with the U.S. armed forces to a foreign country.
SB517-SA1,3,223 2. In the case of a member of a reserve component of the U.S. armed forces, duty
24during the deployment of the member with the U.S. armed forces to a foreign country

1under a call or order to active duty under a provision of law specified in 10 USC 101
2(a) (13) (B).
SB517-SA1,1f 3Section 1f. 103.10 (1) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,3,64 103.10 (1) (b) Except as provided in sub. (1m) (b) 2., "employee" means an
5individual employed in this state by an employer, except the employer's parent, child,
6spouse, domestic partner, or child parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling.
SB517-SA1,1fm 7Section 1fm. 103.10 (1) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,3,138 103.10 (1) (c) Except as provided in sub. (1m) (b) 3., "employer" means a person
9engaging in any activity, enterprise, or business in this state employing at least 50
1025 individuals on a permanent basis. "Employer" includes the state and any office,
11department, independent agency, authority, institution, association, society, or other
12body in state government created or authorized to be created by the constitution or
13any law, including the legislature and the courts.
SB517-SA1,1g 14Section 1g. 103.10 (1) (dm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,3,1515 103.10 (1) (dm) "Grandchild" means the child of a child.
SB517-SA1,1gm 16Section 1gm. 103.10 (1) (dp) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,3,1717 103.10 (1) (dp) "Grandparent" means the parent of a parent.
SB517-SA1,1h 18Section 1h. 103.10 (1) (gm) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,3,2019 103.10 (1) (gm) "Sibling" means a brother, sister, half brother, half sister,
20stepbrother, or stepsister, whether by blood, marriage, or adoption.
SB517-SA1,1hm 21Section 1hm. 103.10 (1m) (b) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,4,422 103.10 (1m) (b) 4. "Family member" means a spouse or domestic partner of an
23employee; a parent, child, sibling, including a foster sibling, brother-in-law,
24sister-in-law, grandparent, stepgrandparent, or grandchild of an employee or of an
25employee's spouse or domestic partner; or any other person who is related by blood,

1marriage, or adoption to an employee or to an employee's spouse or domestic partner
2and whose close association with the employee, spouse, or domestic partner makes
3the person the equivalent of a family member of the employee, spouse, or domestic
4partner.
SB517-SA1,1i 5Section 1i. 103.10 (3) (a) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,4,76 103.10 (3) (a) 1. In a 12-month period no employee may take more than 6 weeks
7of family leave under par. (b) 1. and, 2., and 4.
SB517-SA1,1im 8Section 1im. 103.10 (3) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,4,119 103.10 (3) (b) 3. To care for the employee's child, spouse, domestic partner, or
10parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling, if the child, spouse, domestic partner, or
11parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling has a serious health condition.
SB517-SA1,1j 12Section 1j. 103.10 (3) (b) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,4,1613 103.10 (3) (b) 4. Because of any qualifying exigency, as determined by the
14department by rule, arising out of the fact that the spouse, child, domestic partner,
15parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling of the employee is on covered active duty
16or has been notified of an impending call or order to covered active duty.
SB517-SA1,1jm 17Section 1jm. 103.10 (6) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,4,2218 103.10 (6) (b) (intro.) If an employee intends to take family leave because of the
19planned medical treatment or supervision of a child, spouse, domestic partner, or
20parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling or intends to take medical leave because
21of the planned medical treatment or supervision of the employee, the employee shall
22do all of the following:
SB517-SA1,1k 23Section 1k. 103.10 (6) (b) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,5,224 103.10 (6) (b) 1. Make a reasonable effort to schedule the medical treatment
25or supervision so that it does not unduly disrupt the employer's operations, subject

1to the approval of the health care provider of the child, spouse, domestic partner,
2parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, or employee.
SB517-SA1,1km 3Section 1km. 103.10 (6) (c) of the statutes is created to read:
SB517-SA1,5,84 103.10 (6) (c) If the employee intends to take leave under sub. (3) (b) 4. that is
5foreseeable because the spouse, child, domestic partner, parent, grandparent,
6grandchild, or sibling of the employee is on covered active duty or has been notified
7of an impending call or order to covered active duty, the employee shall provide notice
8of that intention to the employer in a reasonable and practicable manner.
SB517-SA1,1L 9Section 1L. 103.10 (7) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
SB517-SA1,5,1410 103.10 (7) (a) If an employee requests family leave for a reason described in sub.
11(3) (b) 3. or requests medical leave, the employer may require the employee to provide
12certification, as described in par. (b), issued by the health care provider or Christian
13Science practitioner of the child, spouse, domestic partner, parent, grandparent,
14grandchild, sibling,
or employee, whichever is appropriate.
SB517-SA1,1Lm 15Section 1Lm. 103.10 (7) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
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