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Wednesday, January 15, 2017

Feb 14, 2017
Legislative Digest
On the Floor Today: 3 Rule Bills

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.


3 Rule Bills

1) H.J.Res. 42 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) | Ways and Means Committee

Topline Summary: This bill disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, defining the occupations eligible for drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

2) H.J.Res. 66 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) | Education and the Workforce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 30, 2016, establishing a “safe harbor” from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for government-run IRAs managed by states for private sector workers.

3) H.J.Res. 67 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) | Education and the Workforce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 30, 2016, establishing a “safe harbor” from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act for government-run IRAs managed by states and certain political subdivisions for private sector workers.

115th Congress