H.R. 980 (110th): Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007


Feb 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 17, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Dale Kildee

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2007
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions.

Summary (CRS)

7/17/2007--Passed House amended.Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007 - Provides collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by states or local governments.Directs the Federal Labor Relations Authority (Authority) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 12, 2007

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Jun 20, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Jul 17, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 980”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


280 cosponsors (210D, 70R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 17, 2007 12:32 p.m.
Passed 314/97
May 13, 2008 12:24 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 69/29

Related Bills

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H.R. 1249 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2005

H.R. 413 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2009

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