House Bill 1722
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Protecting American Jobs Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Mar 24, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 24, 2017
Latest Action
Mar 24, 2017
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1722
Congress
115
Policy Area
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting hiring and composition of the workforce, wages and benefits, labor-management relations; occupational safety, personnel management, unemployment compensation. Measures concerning public-sector employment may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Protecting American Jobs Act

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act, with respect to the authority of the National Labor Relations Board, to:

  • repeal the authority of the General Counsel of the board to issue, and prosecute before the board, complaints of unfair labor practices;
  • limit the board's rulemaking authority to rules concerning the internal functions of the board;
  • prohibit the board from promulgating rules that affect the substantive rights of any person, employer, employee, or labor organization;
  • repeal the board's authority to prevent persons from engaging in unfair labor practices, limiting such authority to the investigation of allegations of such practices; and
  • repeal the board's authority to petition courts for enforcement of its orders, seek injunctions, or hold hearings on jurisdictional strikes.

Text (1)
March 24, 2017
Actions (2)
03/24/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
03/24/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Mar 25, 2017 4:50:08 AM
Updated
Dec 5, 2020 10:01:14 AM