S.188: Advice and Consent Restoration Act

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Sponsor Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Advice and Consent Restoration Act - Prohibits a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member from receiving a salary unless that member has been appointed: (1) by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, or (2) by the President to fill a vacancy during a recess of the Senate.

Prohibits an unconstitutional quorum of the NLRB from convening or taking any agency action until a final judgment is entered in all cases pending before a federal court challenging the constitutionality of the purported appointment of NLRB members.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.