Text: H.R.2679 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/11/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2679

To exclude the Internal Revenue Service from the provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to labor-management relations.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 11, 2013

Mr. Gardner (for himself, Mr. Scalise, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Rokita, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Cole, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Southerland, Mr. Coble, and Mr. Griffin of Arkansas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To exclude the Internal Revenue Service from the provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to labor-management relations.

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 “Preventing Unionization of Revenue Service Employees Act” or the “PURSE Act”.

SEC. 2. Exclusion of Internal Revenue Service.

(a) In general.—Section 7103(a)(3) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (G), by striking “or”;

(2) in subparagraph (H), by striking the period and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by adding after subparagraph (H) the following:

“(I) the Internal Revenue Service;”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding any provision of law, rule, or regulation, or of any preexisting collective bargaining agreement.