Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 111th Congress.

S. 478 - Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009

Labor and employment. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret-ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009

S. 478 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret-ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret-ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.
Other Titles
  • Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009
Sponsor
Jim DeMint
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Labor-management relations
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
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Major Actions
Introduced2/25/2009
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/25/2009
2/25/2009Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar2/26/2009Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 24.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$260,875
$33,150
$1,093,629
$6,123,201
$206,025
$7,716,880
$0
7 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009

7 organizations supported this bill

American Hospital Association
Pollack, Rick and Catherine D. Sewell (2009, February 25). Letter to The Honorable John Kline. Retrieved April 22, 2010, from American Hosptial Association.
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
Pollack, Rick and Catherine D. Sewell (2009, February 25). Letter to The Honorable John Kline. Retrieved April 22, 2010, from ASHHRA.
Americans for Tax Reform
Johnson, Brian M. (2010, February 25). ATR Endorses the Secret Ballot Protection Act . Retrieved April 22, 2010, from ATR.
Assisted Living Federation of America
Assisted Living Federation of America (n.d.). Current Federal Legislation Affecting Senior Living. Retrieved April 22, 2010, from Assisted Living Federation of America.
Associated Builders & Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (2009, June 0). Right to Secret Ballot Elections. Retrieved April 20, 2010, from ABC - Associated Builders and Contractors.
FreedomWorks
Brandon, Adam (2009, February 17). FreedomWorks Applauds the “Secret Ballot Protection Act. Retrieved April 22, 2010, from Freedomworks .
National Taxpayers Union
Altamirano, Natasha (2009, February 25). NTU Supports "Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved April 22, 2010, from Government Bytes: The Official Blog of the National Taxpayers Union.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$14,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$52,550$0
Max BaucusDMT$287,676$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$36,850$0
Mark BegichDAK$9,200$0
Michael BennetDCO$57,675$0
Bob BennettRUT$17,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$38,901$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$11,350$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$75,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$168,029$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$20,900$0
Richard BurrRNC$115,100$0
Roland BurrisDIL$750$0
Robert ByrdDWV$26,900$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,891$0
Ben CardinDMD$104,775$0
Tom CarperDDE$20,350$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,261$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$109,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$67,716$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,500$0
Susan CollinsRME$114,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$112,465$0
Bob CorkerRTN$181,050$0
John CornynRTX$151,878$0
Mike CrapoRID$85,824$0
Jim DeMintRSC$17,752$0
Chris DoddDCT$45,450$0
Byron DorganDND$18,850$0
Dick DurbinDIL$123,700$0
John EnsignRNV$66,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$20,500$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$95,405$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,791$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$120,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,350$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$197,621$0
Judd GreggRNH$5,250$0
Kay HaganDNC$53,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,000$0
Orrin HatchRUT$142,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$71,200$0
Jim InhofeROK$26,150$0
Dan InouyeDHI$25,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$76,930$0
Mike JohannsRNE$23,477$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$28,450$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$105,412$0
John KerryDMA$159,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$35,700$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$174,149$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$131,400$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$28,200$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$14,900$0
Carl LevinDMI$56,879$0
Joe LiebermanICT$76,650$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$174,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$31,500$0
Mel MartinezRFL$13,650$0
John McCainRAZ$59,377$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$83,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$363,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,600$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$57,425$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$49,323$0
Patty MurrayDWA$99,500$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$123,508$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$147,365$0
Mark PryorDAR$24,900$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$223,650$0
Jim RischRID$29,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,950$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$97,150$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,399$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$231,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$45,650$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,970$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$32,300$0
Olympia SnoweRME$67,755$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$278,226$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$215,118$0
Jon TesterDMT$28,100$0
John ThuneRSD$102,257$0
Mark UdallDCO$64,750$0
Tom UdallDNM$26,550$0
David VitterRLA$107,000$0
George VoinovichROH$50,450$0
Mark WarnerDVA$61,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$21,600$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,150$0
Roger WickerRMS$54,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$130,950$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$14,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$115,800$0
John BarrassoRWY$52,550$0
Max BaucusDMT$287,676$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$36,850$0
Mark BegichDAK$9,200$0
Michael BennetDCO$57,675$0
Bob BennettRUT$17,000$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$38,901$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$11,350$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$75,500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$168,029$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0
Jim BunningRKY$20,900$0
Richard BurrRNC$115,100$0
Roland BurrisDIL$750$0
Robert ByrdDWV$26,900$0
Maria CantwellDWA$40,891$0
Ben CardinDMD$104,775$0
Tom CarperDDE$20,350$0
Bob CaseyDPA$111,261$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$109,300$0
Tom CoburnROK$67,716$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,500$0
Susan CollinsRME$114,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$112,465$0
Bob CorkerRTN$181,050$0
John CornynRTX$151,878$0
Mike CrapoRID$85,824$0
Jim DeMintRSC$17,752$0
Chris DoddDCT$45,450$0
Byron DorganDND$18,850$0
Dick DurbinDIL$123,700$0
John EnsignRNV$66,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$20,500$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$95,405$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,791$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$120,500$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$58,350$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$197,621$0
Judd GreggRNH$5,250$0
Kay HaganDNC$53,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,000$0
Orrin HatchRUT$142,200$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$71,200$0
Jim InhofeROK$26,150$0
Dan InouyeDHI$25,550$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$76,930$0
Mike JohannsRNE$23,477$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$28,450$0
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$105,412$0
John KerryDMA$159,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$35,700$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$174,149$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$131,400$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$28,200$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$14,900$0
Carl LevinDMI$56,879$0
Joe LiebermanICT$76,650$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$174,900$0
Dick LugarRIN$31,500$0
Mel MartinezRFL$13,650$0
John McCainRAZ$59,377$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$83,900$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$363,850$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$104,850$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$11,600$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$57,425$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$49,323$0
Patty MurrayDWA$99,500$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$123,508$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$147,365$0
Mark PryorDAR$24,900$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$223,650$0
Jim RischRID$29,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$114,950$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$97,150$0
Bernie SandersIVT$8,399$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$231,800$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$45,650$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,970$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$32,300$0
Olympia SnoweRME$67,755$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$278,226$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$215,118$0
Jon TesterDMT$28,100$0
John ThuneRSD$102,257$0
Mark UdallDCO$64,750$0
Tom UdallDNM$26,550$0
David VitterRLA$107,000$0
George VoinovichROH$50,450$0
Mark WarnerDVA$61,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$21,600$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$9,150$0
Roger WickerRMS$54,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$130,950$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Hospitals$6,123,201
Home care services$1,093,629
Builders associations$260,875
Health professionals$206,025
Fiscal & tax policy$33,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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