Bill Text — Jan 27, 2011
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Feb 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2009
Length: 6 pages
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.
2/25/2009--Introduced.Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009 - 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 >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1173 (109th).
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1312 (110th).
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Reported by Committee
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 217 (112th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 478”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 478 — 111th Congress: Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s478
“S. 478 — 111th Congress: Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s478>
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