Text: H.R.697 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/24/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 697

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
January 24, 2007

Mr. Wilson of South Carolina (for himself, Mrs. Musgrave, Mr. Wicker, Mr. Paul, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Goode, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Smith of Nebraska, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mr. Poe, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Gingrey, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mrs. Cubin, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Mack, Mr. Carter, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Campbell of California, Mr. Herger, Mr. Bonner, Mrs. Drake, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Dreier, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Flake, Mr. Inglis of South Carolina, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Boozman, and Mr. Pence) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


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.