Text: H.R.3538 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3538

To amend the Railway Labor Act to direct the National Mediation Board to apply the same procedures, including voting standards, to the direct decertification of a labor organization as is applied to elections to certify a representative, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 1, 2011

Mr. Mica (for himself, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Coble, Mr. Jones, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Platts, Mr. Cravaack, Mr. Denham, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Bucshon, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Luetkemeyer, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. West, Mr. Webster, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Daniel E. Lungren of California, Mr. Olson, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. Turner of Ohio, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mrs. Lummis, Ms. Foxx, Mr. Cole, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Walberg, Mr. Mack, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Guinta, Mr. Chaffetz, Mr. Jordan, Ms. Buerkle, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. McHenry, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Herger, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Ribble, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Womack, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mrs. Schmidt, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Hanna, Mr. Petri, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Hurt, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Fleischmann, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Landry, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Latta, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Long, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Harper, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Woodall, Mr. Carter, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Stutzman, Ms. Hayworth, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Schock, Mr. Austria, Mr. Simpson, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Amash, Mr. Flake, Mr. Harris, Mr. Canseco, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, Mr. Bachus, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Buchanan, Mrs. Noem, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Issa, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Ms. Granger, Mr. Pence, Mrs. Adams, Mr. Diaz-Balart, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Akin, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Neugebauer, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Reed, Mr. Fincher, Mr. Graves of Georgia, Mr. Bonner, Mr. Rogers of Alabama, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Posey, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Pitts, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Quayle, Mrs. Bono Mack, Mr. Camp, and Mr. Bishop of Utah) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend the Railway Labor Act to direct the National Mediation Board to apply the same procedures, including voting standards, to the direct decertification of a labor organization as is applied to elections to certify a representative, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. National Mediation Board reform.

Title I of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 151 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

Decertification

“Sec. 15. The Mediation Board shall apply the same procedures, including voting standards, to the direct decertification of a labor organization as is applied to elections to certify a representative.”.