Text: H.R.500 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/01/2005)


109th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 500

To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 1, 2005

Mr. Wilson of South Carolina (for himself, Mrs. Musgrave, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Paul, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Goode, Mr. Beauprez, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Linder, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Poe, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Tancredo, Mr. Ryun of Kansas, Mr. Issa, and Mr. Kolbe) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “National Right-to-Work Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to the national labor relations Act.

(a) Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (the “Act”) (29 U.S.C. 157) is amended by striking “except to” and all that follows through “authorized in section 8(a)(3)”.

(b) Section 8(a) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(a)) is amended by striking “: Provided, That” and all that follows through “retaining membership” in paragraph (3).

(c) Section 8(b) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(b)) is amended by striking “or to discriminate” and all that follows through “retaining membership” in paragraph (2) and by striking “covered by an agreement authorized under subsection (a)(3) of this section” in paragraph (5).

(d) Section 8(f) of the Act (29 U.S.C. 158(f)) is amended by striking clause (2) and by redesignating clauses (3) and (4) as (2) and (3), respectively.

SEC. 3. Amendment to the Railway Labor Act.

Section 2 of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 152) is amended by striking paragraph Eleventh.