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SA 762. Mr. DeMINT submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2112, making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place, insert the following:
(a) Amendments to the National Labor Relations Act.--
(1) RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES.--Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 157) is amended by striking "except to" and all that follows through "authorized in section 8(a)(3)".
(2) UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES.--Section 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 158) is amended--
(A) in subsection (a)(3), by striking ":
Provided, That" and all that follows through "retaining membership";

(B) in subsection (b)--
(i) in paragraph (2), by striking "or to discriminate" and all that follows through "retaining membership"; and
(ii) in paragraph (5), by striking "covered by an agreement authorized under subsection (a)(3) of this section"; and
(C) in subsection (f), by striking clause (2) and redesignating clauses (3) and (4) as clauses (2) and (3), respectively.
(b) Amendment to the Railway Labor Act.--Section 2 of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 152) is amended by striking paragraph Eleven.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 17, 2011.)