H.R. 2472: To amend the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to prohibit the preemption of State ...

...stalking laws.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Jun 20, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2472

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 20, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Bentivolio, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Westmoreland, and Mr. Wilson of South Carolina) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to prohibit the preemption of State stalking laws.

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National Labor Relations Act

The National Labor Relations Act ( 29 U.S.C. 151 et seq. ) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

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Nothing in this Act shall be construed to preempt a law of any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia that prohibits, criminalizes, or creates a civil cause of action for stalking, cyberstalking, or harassment.

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Railway Labor Act

Title I of the Railway Labor Act ( 45 U.S.C. 151 et seq. ) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

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Conflicts with State stalking laws

Nothing in this Act shall be construed to preempt a law of any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia that prohibits, criminalizes, or creates a civil cause of action for stalking, cyberstalking, or harassment.

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