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H.R. 3459 (114th): Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act

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To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act.

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Sponsor and status

John Kline

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Sep 9, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 28, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

See Instead

S. 2686 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Mar 16, 2016


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House GOP Seeks to Block NLRB Joint Employer Decision
    — Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 7, 2015

Bishop Supports House Education and the Workforce Committee Passage of Bill to Protect Local Businesses
    — Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 28, 2015

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Urges Colleagues to Pass the Payroll Fraud Protection Act of 2015 to Protect Americas Workers Labor Rights and Workplace Protections
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] on Oct 26, 2015

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Sep 9, 2015

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Oct 28, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Dec 1, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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H.R. 3459 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3459. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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