Legislation


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    Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
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    California Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act (Proposition 47)

    The Safe Neighborhoods And Schools Act is a California statute adopted by ballot initiative as Proposition 47 of 2014. The legislation was intended to reduce the number of prisoners in California prisons by reclassifying some nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. The legislation also allowed those who are already
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    Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 (Taft-Hartley Act)

    The Taft-Hartley Act (known formally as the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947) is a set of amendments to the federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) passed after the Second World War to promote industrial peace and correct the pro-organized-labor bias of the New Deal-era Wagner Act (the un-amended
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    Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA)

    The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) of 1959—known as the Landrum-Griffin Act after its sponsors, U.S. Reps. Phillip Landrum (D-Georgia) and Robert Griffin (R-Michigan)—is a piece of federal labor, transparency, and anti-corruption legislation targeting improper practices in labor-management relations. The Landrum-Griffin Act instituted a bill of rights for
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    National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), sometimes called the Wagner Act after its chief sponsor, Sen. Robert F. Wagner (D-N.Y.), is the principal federal law governing the operation and organizing of labor unions in the private sector and their relations with management representatives. Enacted in 1935 as part of President
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    No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

    No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was a federal law governing public education in the United States which was enacted in 2002. The law was superseded and repealed by the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015.