S. 478 (111th): Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009

Introduced:

Feb 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim DeMint

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 25, 2009
 
Introduced

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Feb 26, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
21 cosponsors (21R) (show)
Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 1312 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2007

S. 217 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2011

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