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H.R. 4254 (114th): Freedom for Workers to Seek Opportunity Act

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To prohibit employers from requiring grocery store employees to enter into covenants not to compete, and for other purposes.

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Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Dec 15, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 15, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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Rep. Esty Stands Up for the Clean Water Act
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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Opposes Bill Attacking Womens Health
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Dec 15, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 4254 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4254. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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