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H.R.795: Protecting American Jobs Act
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Austin Scott, R-Ga.|
|Total Cosponsors||56 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 15, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 23, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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Protecting American Jobs Act - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to repeal the authority of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to issue, and prosecute before the Board, complaints with respect to unfair labor practices.
Repeals the prohibition against: (1) review of an administrative law judge's report by any person other than a Board member or legal assistant; and (2) advice to or consultation with the Board by an administrative law judge with respect to exceptions taken to his or her findings, rulings, or recommendations.
Limits the Board's rulemaking authority to rules concerning the internal functions of the Board. Prohibits the Board from promulgating rules that affect the substantive rights of a person, employer, employee, or labor organization.
Revises Board powers to grant it the authority to investigate unfair labor practices, but repeals its power to prevent any person from engaging in them.
Repeals the Boa...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 23, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.|
|Feb. 15, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.|