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Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Lawmakers offer bill to let federal employees donate unused sick leave

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is among those pushing the plan. (Alex Brandon - AP)
Lawmakers from Virginia and Maryland teamed up Friday to offer a bill that would allow federal employees to donate their unused sick days to needier colleagues, colleague Ben Pershing reports:

Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.) introduced the Federal Employees Leave Transfer Act of 2011, which lets government workers transfer the time to leave banks at each agency. Moran’s measure is co-sponsored by Virginia Reps. Gerald Connolly (D) and Frank Wolf (R) as well as Maryland Reps. John Sarbanes (D) and Chris Van Hollen (D).

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