H.R. 2978 (112th): Protecting American Jobs Act


Sep 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Austin Scott

Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to modify the authority of the National Labor Relations Board with respect to rulemaking, issuance of complaints, and authority over unfair labor practices.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2011--Introduced.Protecting American Jobs Act - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to repeal the authority of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to issue, and prosecute ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 20, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2978”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


75 cosponsors (75R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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H.R. 795 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2013

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