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Paid Family Leave Bills Active in Many States

 As of late January, legislation dealing with paid time off for workers to care for a newborn or ill family member was pending in at least 26 states, according to data from the National Conference of State Legislatures and LexisNexis State Net. Since California became the first state to enact a paid family leave law in 2002, five other states have passed such laws, with Washington most recently, in 2017. Five of those six states are also among those with pending paid family leave bills.