H.R. 2587 (112th): Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act


Jul 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 15, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tim Scott

Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance.

Summary (CRS)

9/15/2011--Passed House amended.Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to deny the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) any power to:(1) order an employer (or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 19, 2011

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Jul 21, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Sep 15, 2011
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2587”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 15, 2011 1:22 p.m.
Passed 238/186

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1523 (Related)
Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 8, 2011

S. 1720 (Related)
Jobs Through Growth Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2011

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