Text: H.R.1822 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/29/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1822


To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require attestation and proof of citizenship or lawful residency from employees seeking labor representation by way of a process other than through a secret ballot election.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2007

Mr. McKeon introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to require attestation and proof of citizenship or lawful residency from employees seeking labor representation by way of a process other than through a secret ballot election.

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 “Workplace Representation Integrity Act”.

SEC. 2. Proof of immigration status required for employees seeking labor representation.

Section 9 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 159) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(f) In order to be considered valid for purposes of making a determination on representation under subsection (c), other than by way of an election by secret ballot conducted pursuant to such subsection, any authorization signed by an employee and designating an individual or labor organization as the employees’ exclusive bargaining representative shall bear, in addition to the signature of the employee, an attestation that the employee is a lawful citizen or legal resident alien of the United States, and shall be accompanied by documentary evidence of the same.”.