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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: May 2, 2019
Length: 34 pages
May 2, 2019

Ordered Reported on Sep 25, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 25, 2019.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Schneider Co-Sponsors Protecting the Right to Organize Act
    — Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2019

Bustos Recognizes Ongoing Struggle for Equal Pay on Seventh Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Act Fair Pay Act
    — Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL17] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 29, 2016

Congresswoman Lori Trahan, Education and Labor Committee, Advance Bold Proposal to Protect Workers’ Right to Organize
    — Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

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


May 2, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019
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