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HB 2130 - Prohibits Union Dues for Political Activities - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-46) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Union Dues for Political Activities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits labor organizations from using dues to fund political activities.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits labor organizations and professional employees' organizations from using dues, fees, or assessments required of a member, or from deducting money from a member's paycheck in order to engage in political activities (Secs. 1 & 2). 
  • Defines "political activities" as any activities carried out for the purpose of influencing, in whole or part, any election for a state, local government, or board of education office (Secs. 1 & 2).
  • Authorizes members of a labor organization or professional employees' organization to donate money for political activities, but specifies that they must do so with a personal payment and note that the payment is for political activities (Secs. 1 & 2).
  • Requires labor organizations and professional employees' organizations to maintain a separate fund for donations received for political activities (Secs. 1 & 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Union Dues for Political Activities

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