Tex. Ins. Code Section 1255.102
Family Leave Benefits

A group family leave insurance policy may provide benefits for any leave taken by an insured from work to:


participate in providing care, including physical or psychological care, for a family member of the insured made necessary by a serious health condition of the family member;


bond with the insured’s child during the first 12 months after the child’s birth, or the first 12 months after the placement of the child for adoption or foster care with the insured;


address a qualifying exigency, as interpreted under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. Section 2612(a)(1)(E)) and 29 C.F.R. Sections 825.126(b)(1)-(8), arising from the fact that the spouse, dependent, or parent of the insured is on active duty or has been notified of an impending call or order to active duty in the armed forces of the United States, including the National Guard and armed forces reserves;


care for a family member described by Subdivision (3) who is injured in the line of duty; or


take other leave to provide care for a family member or other family leave as specified in the policy.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 703 (H.B. 1996), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 1255.102 — Family Leave Benefits, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1255.­htm#1255.­102 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1255.102’s source at texas​.gov