H.R. 1409 (111th): Employee Free Choice Act of 2009


Mar 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2009
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)

3/10/2009--Introduced.Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify a bargaining representative without directing an election ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1409”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


231 cosponsors (228D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 800 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jun 26, 2007

S. 560 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009

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