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S. 217 - Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2011

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) 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) 
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Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2011

S. 217 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

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 2011
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
Introduced1/27/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/27/2011
1/27/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$36,075
$325,471
$101,863
$256,144
$932,016
$8,809,800
$376,449
$10,837,818
$0
8 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Secret Ballot Protection Act of 2011

8 organizations supported this bill

Americans for Prosperity
Valvo, James (2011). Letter of Support: Sen. DeMint's Secret Ballot Protection Act, S.217 . Retrieved January 28, 2011, from Americans for Prosperity.
Associated Builders & Contractors
ABCGGC (2011, March 16). BILL PROTECTS A WORKER’S RIGHT TO A SECRET BALLOT ELECTION. Retrieved March 22, 2011, from ABC Golden Gate Chapter.
Council of Smaller Enterprises
Council of Smaller Enterprises (2012, July 6). Secret Ballot Protection Act. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Council of Smaller Enterprises.
Crossroads GPS
CGPS (n.d.). Crossroads GPS supports:. Retrieved August 2, 2012, from Crossroads GPS.
Heritage Foundation
Sherk, James (2012, February 22). What Does the Secret Ballot Protection Act (SBPA) Do?. Retrieved August 1, 2012, from Heritage Foundation.
Independent Electrical Contractors
IEC (2011, May 6). Secret Ballot Protection Act. Retrieved July 8, 2011, from Independent Electrical Contractors.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Josten, Bruce R. (2011, April 18). TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:. Retrieved July 8, 2011, from Work Force Freedom.
Workforce Fairness Institute
WFI (2011, March 10). Congress Should Pass The Secret Ballot Protection Act. Retrieved July 8, 2011, from Workforce Fairness Institute.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$97,083$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$155,211$0
John BarrassoRWY$70,400$0
Max BaucusDMT$20,150$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$8,700$0
Roy BluntRMO$272,886$0
John BoozmanRAR$118,145$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$17,350$0
Scott BrownRMA$837,518$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$18,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,245$0
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0
Ben CardinDMD$8,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$586,348$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$128,800$0
Tom CoburnROK$146,193$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$209,233$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$90,980$0
John CornynRTX$453,022$0
Mike CrapoRID$23,900$0
Jim DeMintRSC$399,720$0
Dick DurbinDIL$11,750$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$15,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,560$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$36,800$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,800$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$78,450$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$2,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$9,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,250$0
John HoevenRND$52,750$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$91,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$166,375$0
Dan InouyeDHI$28,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,950$0
Mike JohannsRNE$97,096$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$237,153$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,971$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,250$0
Mark KirkRIL$501,325$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-1,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$39,000$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$56,596$0
Carl LevinDMI$10,500$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,050$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,400$0
John McCainRAZ$233,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$9,650$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$537,808$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,600$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$13,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$48,600$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$33,650$0
Patty MurrayDWA$9,650$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$6,250$0
Rand PaulRKY$316,935$0
Rob PortmanROH$276,231$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$7,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$21,200$0
Jim RischRID$256,709$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$203,649$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$4,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$852,981$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$23,700$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$127,320$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,600$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,600$0
Olympia SnoweRME$28,550$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$11,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,850$0
John ThuneRSD$443,092$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,216,597$0
Mark UdallDCO$15,250$0
Tom UdallDNM$800$0
David VitterRLA$312,025$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,963$0
Jim WebbDVA$3,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,100$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$168,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$97,083$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$155,211$0
John BarrassoRWY$70,400$0
Max BaucusDMT$20,150$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$8,700$0
Roy BluntRMO$272,886$0
John BoozmanRAR$118,145$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$17,350$0
Scott BrownRMA$837,518$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$18,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,245$0
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0
Ben CardinDMD$8,250$0
Tom CarperDDE$6,900$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,500$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$586,348$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$128,800$0
Tom CoburnROK$146,193$0
William Thad CochranRMS$27,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$209,233$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$7,300$0
Bob CorkerRTN$90,980$0
John CornynRTX$453,022$0
Mike CrapoRID$23,900$0
Jim DeMintRSC$399,720$0
Dick DurbinDIL$11,750$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$15,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,250$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,560$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$36,800$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$91,800$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$78,450$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$2,000$0
Tom HarkinDIA$9,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,250$0
John HoevenRND$52,750$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$91,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$166,375$0
Dan InouyeDHI$28,300$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$62,950$0
Mike JohannsRNE$97,096$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$237,153$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$4,971$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,250$0
Mark KirkRIL$501,325$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-1,500$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$39,000$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$250$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$56,596$0
Carl LevinDMI$10,500$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,050$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$55,400$0
John McCainRAZ$233,623$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$9,650$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$537,808$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$17,600$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$13,750$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$48,600$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$33,650$0
Patty MurrayDWA$9,650$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$6,250$0
Rand PaulRKY$316,935$0
Rob PortmanROH$276,231$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$7,750$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$21,200$0
Jim RischRID$256,709$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$203,649$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$4,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$852,981$0
Bernie SandersIVT$950$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$23,700$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$127,320$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,600$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$14,600$0
Olympia SnoweRME$28,550$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$11,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,850$0
John ThuneRSD$443,092$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,216,597$0
Mark UdallDCO$15,250$0
Tom UdallDNM$800$0
David VitterRLA$312,025$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$19,963$0
Jim WebbDVA$3,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,100$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$168,025$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,500$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,809,800
Electrical contractors$932,016
Small business associations$376,449
Builders associations$325,471
Chambers of commerce$256,144
Pro-business associations$101,863
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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