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H.R. 842: Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021

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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: Mar 11, 2021
Length: 56 pages
Introduced
Feb 4, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 9, 2021

This bill passed in the House on March 9, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
55% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 842 – Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2021 (Mar 8, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Lawmakers react after pro-union Protecting the Right to Organize Act, sponsored by Rep. Scott, passes House
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Sponsor) on Mar 10, 2021

10th News: COVID Relief for Illinois Communities
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 9, 2021

Cole Sides with American Workers Over Union Bosses
    — Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] on Mar 10, 2021

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History

Feb 4, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 1, 2021
 
Text Published

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Mar 9, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 842 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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