To improve the lives of working families by providing family and medical need assistance, child care assistance, in-school and after school assistance, family care assistance, and encouraging the establishment of family-friendly workplaces.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Balancing Act of 2011''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Findings. TITLE I--PAID LEAVE FOR NEW PARENTS AND FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ENHANCEMENT ACT
Subtitle A--Paid Leave for New Parents
Sec. 101. Short title. Sec. 102. General definitions. Part 1--Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program
Sec. 111. Program definitions. Sec. 112. Establishment of program. Sec. 113. Program benefits. Sec. 114. Voluntary employer plan. Sec. 115. Additional benefits. Sec. 116. Prohibited acts by employer. Sec. 117. Enforcement. Sec. 118. Penalties. Sec. 119. Education programs. Sec. 120. Regulations. Sec. 121. Effective date. Part 2--Civil Service Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program
Sec. 131. Program definitions. Sec. 132. Establishment of program. Part 3--Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund
Sec. 141. Establishment. Sec. 142. Board of Trustees. Sec. 143. Investment of the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund. Sec. 144. Payments from Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund. Sec. 145. Administrative expenses. Sec. 146. Amendments to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Subtitle B--Family and Medical Leave Enhancement Act
Sec. 151. Short title. Sec. 152....