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H.R. 2474: Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019

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To amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 48 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 6, 2020

This bill passed in the House on February 6, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
28% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Engel Votes to Protect Workers' Right to Organize
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 7, 2020

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Worker Rights
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 7, 2020

WALKER: PRO Act Restricts Workers and Empowers Corrupt Union Bosses
    — Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6] on Feb 6, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2474 will add $3 million in new spending through 2024.

History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 25, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 16, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and Labor

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Jan 29, 2020
 
On House Schedule

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Feb 6, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2474 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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