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House Bill 1980


House Bill 1980

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1980 (Updated March 5, 2001 11:04 PM - DI 84)


State funds used for union organizing. Prohibits a state contractor that receives $50,000 or more under a state contract from assisting, promoting, or deterring labor union organizing. Prohibits state funds from being used to reimburse those activities. Prohibits a grant recipient, state contractor, public employer, or private employer who receives state funds and meets other requirements from using state funds to assist, promote, or deter union organizing. Prohibits a private employer who conducts business on state property under a contract or concession agreement with the state or a state agency to use the state property to hold a meeting with any employees or supervisors if the purpose of the meeting is to assist, promote, or deter union organizing. Imposes civil penalties for a violation of these provisions. Provides that an employee of a public employer that receives state funds is personally liable to the state for knowingly authorizing a use of state funds to assist, promote, or deter union organizing. Requires specified recipients of state funds to comply with certification and recordkeeping requirements relating to the use of state funds.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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