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H.R.1120: Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about labor and employment
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Sponsor Phil Roe, R-Tenn.
Total Cosponsors 25 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 9, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act - Requires the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to cease all activity that requires a quorum of Board members. Prohibits the Board from appointing any personnel nor implementing, administering, or enforcing any decision, rule, vote, or other action decided, undertaken, adopted, issued, or finalized on or after January 4, 2012, that requires a quorum of the Board members.

Terminates the requirements of this Act upon: (1) confirmation of all Board members constituting a quorum with the advice and consent of the Senate, (2) a decision by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Board appointments made in January 2012, or (3) the adjournment sine die of the first session of the 113th Congress.

Prohibits, in the event of this Act's termination, the ap...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 15, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
April 12, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 12, 2013

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 219 - 209 (Roll no. 101). (text: CR H1963)

April 12, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 229 (Roll no. 100).

April 12, 2013 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H1974)
April 12, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bustos motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to protect the employment and election rights of veterans and the American workforce against outsourcing, abuse by foreign firms, unsafe working conditions and discrimination.
April 12, 2013 Mrs. Bustos moved to recommit with instructions to Education and the Workforce. (consideration: CR H1973; text: CR H1973)
April 12, 2013 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H1973)
April 12, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1120.
April 12, 2013 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1120 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of the Rules Committee Print 113-6 shall be considered as adopted.
April 12, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 146. (consideration: CR H1963-1975)
April 11, 2013 Rule H. Res. 146 passed House.
April 10, 2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 146 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1120 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
April 9, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 18.
April 9, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 113-30.
March 20, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
March 20, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.