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H.R. 3441 (115th): Save Local Business Act

The text of the bill below is as of Nov 1, 2017 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 278

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3441

[Report No. 115–379]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2017

(for himself, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Messer, Mr. Grothman, Ms. Stefanik, Mr. Allen, Mr. Lewis of Minnesota, Mr. Francis Rooney of Florida, Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Smucker, Mr. Ferguson, Mrs. Handel, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Cuellar, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Barr, Mr. Perry, Mr. Rouzer, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Mr. Collins of Georgia, and Mr. Correa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

November 1, 2017

Additional sponsors: Mr. Estes of Kansas, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Brat, Mr. Yoder, Mr. Marshall, Mrs. Comstock, Mr. MacArthur, Mr. Dent, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Moolenaar, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Ratcliffe, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Upton, Mrs. Roby, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Hollingsworth, Mr. Palmer, Mr. Smith of Missouri, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Gallagher, Mr. Flores, Mr. Womack, Mr. Wenstrup, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Long, Mr. Paulsen, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Aderholt, Ms. McSally, Mr. Harris, Mr. Poliquin, Mr. Trott, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Fleischmann, Ms. Tenney, Mr. Walker, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Carter of Texas, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Coffman, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mrs. Brooks of Indiana, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Huizenga, Mr. Young of Iowa, Mr. Budd, Mrs. Noem, Mr. Banks of Indiana, Mr. Zeldin, Mr. Woodall, Mr. Comer, Mrs. Love, Mr. Holding, Mrs. McMorris Rodgers, Mr. Latta, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Cole, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Burgess, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Davidson, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Babin, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Blum, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, and Mr. Hill

November 1, 2017

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on July 27, 2017

A BILL

To clarify the treatment of two or more employers as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Save Local Business Act.

2.

Clarification of joint employment

(a)

National Labor Relations Act

Section 2(2) of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 152(2)) is amended—

(1)

by striking The term employer and inserting (A) The term employer; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(B)

A person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee only if such person directly, actually, and immediately, and not in a limited and routine manner, exercises significant control over essential terms and conditions of employment, such as hiring employees, discharging employees, determining individual employee rates of pay and benefits, day-to-day supervision of employees, assigning individual work schedules, positions, and tasks, or administering employee discipline.

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(b)

Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

Section 3(d) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(d)) is amended—

(1)

by striking Employer includes and inserting (1) Employer includes; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(2)

A person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee for purposes of this Act only if such person meets the criteria set forth in section 2(2)(B) of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 152(2)(B)).

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November 1, 2017

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed