To secure the rights of public employees to organize, act concertedly, and bargain collectively, which safeguard the public interest and promote the free and unobstructed flow of commerce, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Matthew “Matt” Cartwright
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2019
Length: 24 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on June 25, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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229 Cosponsors (225 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Top Democrats Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Collective Bargaining Rights for Public-Sector Union Members”
— Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019
“Murphy on PRO Act”
— Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7, 2017-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 6, 2020
Jun 27, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6238 (115th).
Jun 25, 2019
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Oct 26, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5727 (117th).
H.R. 3463 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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