S. 1312 (110th): Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2007


May 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim DeMint

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: May 8, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret-ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2007--Introduced.Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2007 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to make it an unfair labor practice for:(1) an employer to recognize or bargain collectively with a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 8, 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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1312”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (27R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 1173 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 7, 2005

S. 478 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

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