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H.R. 946 (113th): National Right-to-Work Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 5, 2013 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



1st Session

H. R. 946


March 5, 2013

(for himself, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Barr, Mr. Barton, Mrs. Black, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Cole, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Fleming, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, Mr. Harper, Mr. Harris, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Jordan, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Long, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Nugent, Mr. Nunnelee, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Perry, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Ross, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Stockman, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, and Mr. Yoho) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Right-to-Work Act.


Amendments to the national labor relations Act


Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (the Act) (29 U.S.C. 157) is amended by striking except to and all that follows through authorized in section 8(a)(3) .


Section 8(a) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(a)) is amended by striking : Provided, That and all that follows through retaining membership in paragraph (3).


Section 8(b) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(b)) is amended by striking or to discriminate and all that follows through retaining membership in paragraph (2) and by striking covered by an agreement authorized under subsection (a)(3) of this section in paragraph (5).


Section 8(f) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(f)) is amended by striking clause (2) and by redesignating clauses (3) and (4) as (2) and (3), respectively.


Amendment to the Railway Labor Act

Section 2 of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 152) is amended by striking paragraph Eleventh.