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2014 House Bill 6074: Exempt college athletes from unionization

Public Act 414 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on December 2, 2014
To establish that college students who participate in intercollegiate athletics on behalf of a state university are not considered "public employees" subject to unionization under the law that mandates schools and local governments must engage in collective bargaining with government employee unions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee on December 2, 2014
Reported in the House on December 3, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on December 9, 2014
To revise details of audits unions are required to submit so that these document how much the union actually spent on the task of representing workers at the bargaining table and in the workplace.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 9, 2014
Passed 59 to 50 in the House on December 9, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To establish that college students who participate in intercollegiate athletics on behalf of a state university are not considered "public employees" subject to unionization under the law that mandates schools and local governments must engage in collective bargaining with government employee unions. Also, to require unions to document how much they actually spent on the task of representing workers in a workplace, and require the state employment relations commission to post this information on its website.
Received in the Senate on December 10, 2014
Referred to the Senate on December 10, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 27, 2014

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