View Bill 18-19-34

Senate Bill 18-19-34

Bill ID: 18-19-34
Name: Interim University of Maryland Policy on Faculty Parental Leave and Other Family Supports
Proposed: 03/15/2019
Sponsor: President's Office
Proposal: Senate Bill 859 - State Employees - Parental Leave provides up to 60 days of paid parental leave up to one year following the birth or adoption of a child. As a result of the new law, the University System of Maryland (USM) revised its Policy on Parental Leave and Other Family Supports for Faculty(II-2.25) and asked all USM institutions to align their policies accordingly. President Loh approved interim changes to the University of Maryland Policy on Faculty Parental Leave and Other Family Supports (II-2.25[A]) on September 19, 2019, pending University Senate review.
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Policy: https://president.umd.edu/administration/policies/section-ii-faculty/ii-225a

Status

Status: Completed
Completed On: 03/25/2020

History

Approval(s):
Presidential Approval: 03/25/2020
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 02/25/2020
Decision Date: 03/03/2020
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 02/14/2020
Decision Date: 02/21/2020
Decision: The SEC voted to place the report on the agenda of the March 3, 2020, Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Faculty Affairs Committee
Received: 09/20/2019
Decision Date: 02/11/2020
Decision: The Faculty Affairs Committee voted to forward its recommendations to the SEC for consideration.
Actions: In the fall semester, the FAC consulted with representatives of relevant administrative units, reviewed USM policies and state law, conducted a survey of faculty members who have recently used the policy, and considered several substantive issues identified in its charge.

After due consideration, the Faculty Affairs Committee voted to approve its recommendations and proposed revisions to the University of Maryland Policy on Faculty Parental Leave and Other Family Supports at its meeting on February 11, 2020.
Next Step: SEC Review
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 09/19/2019
Decision Date: 09/20/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to charge the Faculty Affairs Committee with reviewing the interim policy.
Next Step: Faculty Affairs Committee Review
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