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Text of the Family and Independent Business Protection Act of 2010

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 29, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5176

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 29, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor

A BILL

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to prohibit States and Territories from classifying self-employed individuals as employees under State collective bargaining laws.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Family and Independent Business Protection Act of 2010.

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Prohibition on classification of self-employed individuals as employees

Section 14 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 164) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(d)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no State or territory may define or classify any person as an employee of the State or Territory for purposes of the employment, labor relations, or collective bargaining laws or regulations of that State or territory, by reason of such person’s receipt of or eligibility for any payment or subsidy funded in whole or in part by the United States.

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