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senate Bill S. 188

Advice and Consent Restoration Act

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      Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2013

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Advice and Consent Restoration Act

Official Title

A bill to prevent certain individuals purportedly appointed to the National Labor Relations Board from receiving salaries, and to prevent an unconstitutional quorum of the Board from taking agency actions, until there is a final decision in pending lawsuits regarding the constitutionality of certain alleged recess appointments.


Advice and Consent Restoration Act - Prohibits a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) member from receiving a salary unless that member has been appointed: (1) by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, or (2) by the President to fill a vacancy during a recess of the Senate. Prohibits an unconstitutional quorum of the NLRB from convening or taking any agency action until a final judgment is entered in all cases pending before a federal court challenging the constitutionality of the purported appointment of NLRB members.

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