H.R. 800 (110th): Employee Free Choice Act of 2007


Feb 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 26, 2007.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2007
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/1/2007--Passed House amended.Employee Free Choice Act of 2007 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board to certify a bargaining representative without directing an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 5, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 14, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 1, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 26, 2007
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 800”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


233 cosponsors (226D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Mar 1, 2007 2:58 p.m.
Failed 164/264
Mar 1, 2007 3:07 p.m.
Failed 173/256
Mar 1, 2007 3:16 p.m.
Failed 173/256
Mar 1, 2007 3:56 p.m.
Passed 241/185
Jun 26, 2007 11:51 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 51/48

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1409 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009

S. 1041 (Related)
Employee Free Choice Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2007

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