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                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                        CHAPTER 268-S.F.No. 1317 
           An act relating to employment; modifying the family 
          leave law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, sections 
          181.940, subdivision 2; and 181.9413.  
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 181.940, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 2.  [EMPLOYEE.] "Employee" means a person who 
performs services for hire for an employer from whom a leave is 
requested under sections 181.940 to 181.944, for:  
     (1) at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding 
the request,; and 
     (2) for an average of 20 or more number of hours per week 
equal to one-half the full-time equivalent position in the 
employee's job classification as defined by the employer's 
personnel policies or practices or pursuant to the provisions of 
a collective bargaining agreement, during those 12 months, and.  
     Employee includes all individuals employed at any site 
owned or operated by the employer.  Employee but does not 
include an independent contractor. 
     Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 181.9413, is 
amended to read: 
    (a) An employee may use personal sick leave benefits 
provided by the employer for absences due to an illness of or 
injury to the employee's child for such reasonable periods as 
the employee's attendance with the child may be necessary, on 
the same terms the employee is able to use sick leave benefits 
for the employee's own illness or injury.  This section applies 
only to personal sick leave benefits payable to the employee 
from the employer's general assets. 
    (b) For purposes of this section, "personal sick leave 
benefits" means time accrued and available to an employee to be 
used as a result of absence from work due to personal illness or 
injury, but does not include short-term or long-term disability 
or other salary continuation benefits. 
     Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
     Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 
    Presented to the governor May 29, 1991 
    Signed by the governor June 1, 1991, 3:32 p.m.

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