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§ 8.3-302. Purpose

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: June 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8.3. Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Establishment of Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2023
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8.3-302
§ 8.3-302. Purpose
The purpose of the Program is to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment:
(1)(i) to care for or bond with a child of the covered individual during the first year after the child's birth; or
(ii) during the process through which a child is being placed with the covered individual through foster care, kinship care, or adoption and to care for and bond with the child during the first year after the placement;
(2) to care for a family member with a serious health condition;
(3) because the covered individual has a serious health condition that results in the covered individual being unable to perform the functions of the covered individual's position;
(4) to care for a service member who is the covered individual's next of kin; or
(5) because the covered individual has a qualifying exigency arising out of the deployment of a service member who is a family member of the covered individual.


Added by Acts 2022, c. 48, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2023. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 258, § 1, eff. June 1, 2023; Acts 2023, c. 259, § 1, eff. June 1, 2023.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8.3-302, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8.3-302
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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