House File 2417 - Reprinted HOUSE FILE 2417 BY COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT (SUCCESSOR TO HSB 633) (As Amended and Passed by the House March 5, 2020 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the treatment of adoptive parent employees 1 and making penalties applicable. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 HF 2417 (2) 88 je/rn/md
H.F. 2417 Section 1. NEW SECTION . 91A.5B Treatment of adoptive parent 1 employees. 2 1. For purposes of this section, “adoption” means the 3 permanent placement in this state of a child by the department 4 of human services, by a licensed agency under chapter 238, by 5 an agency that meets the provisions of the interstate compact 6 in section 232.158, or by a person making an independent 7 placement according to the provisions of chapter 600. 8 2. An employer shall treat an employee who chooses to adopt 9 a child up to six years of age in the same manner as an employee 10 who is the biological parent of a newborn child for purposes of 11 employment policies, benefits, and protections for the first 12 year of the adoption. 13 -1- HF 2417 (2) 88 je/rn/md 1/ 1