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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2021
Length: 56 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 9, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
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213 Cosponsors (210 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“Kildee Supports Protections for Older Job Applicants”
— Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI8] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 4, 2021
“Cole Sides with American Workers Over Union Bosses”
— Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4] on Mar 10, 2021
Feb 6, 2020
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2474 (116th).
Feb 4, 2021
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 1, 2021
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).
Mar 9, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 842 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 842. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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