New Cosponsor — Jun 15, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL21]
The bill now has 231 cosponsors (228 Democrats, 3 Republicans).
Mar 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2009
Length: 10 pages
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.
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.
Earlier Version — Failed Cloture in the Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 800 (110th).
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Jun 26, 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1409 — 111th Congress: Employee Free Choice Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1409
“H.R. 1409 — 111th Congress: Employee Free Choice Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1409>
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