Full committee

June 29, 2017
H.R. 2776, "Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act"
Ordered favorably reported to the House, as amended, by a vote of 22 yeas and 16 nays.

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Amendments and Motions Offered:

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Amdt./
Motion
Offered By Description Action Taken Roll Call
#1 Mr. Walberg amendment in the nature of a substitute adopted by voice vote
#2 Ms. Wilson eliminates mandatory 35-day waiting period prior to an election defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#3 Mr. Espaillat requires pre-election hearing within 8 days defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#4 Mr. Courtney prevents employers from withdrawing recognition without an election ruled non-germane  
motion Mr. Scott appeal the ruling of the Chair on the Courtney amendment
motion Mr. Thompson motion to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair on the Courtney amendment adopted by 22 yeas and 16 nays No. 2
#5 Mr. Scott strikes language allowing any issue to be raised at pre-election hearing defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#6 Ms. Bonamici sanctions frivolous or vexatious filings in representation hearings and appeals        defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#7 Mr. DeSaulnier prevents employer gerrymandering of a bargaining unit defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#8 Mr. Polis prohibits captive audience meetings after election is ordered defeated by 16 yeas and 22 nays No. 1 en bloc
#9 Mr. Takano substitute amendment ruled non-germane
motion Mr. Scott appeal the ruling of the Chair on the Takano amendment    
motion Mr. Thompson motion to table the appeal of the ruling of the Chair on the Takano amendment adopted by voice vote  
motion Mr. Wilson report bill, as amended adopted by 22 yeas and 16 nays No. 3