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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Feb 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
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
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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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 217 (112th).
S. 478 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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