Public Law 115-17: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

By | July 3, 2018
Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor

Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Nullifies a rule creating a list of occupations for which unemployment applicants would have to undergo drug testing.

Official Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, relating to establishing, for state unemployment compensation program purposes, occupations that regularly conduct drug testing.

Passed House
2017-02-15
Passed Senate
2017-03-14
Signed by President
2017-03-31
Became Public Law
2017-03-31

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]

Votes

Passed Senate: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?&congress=115&session=1&vote=00087

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll097.xml

Related bill:  HRES 99 (Procedurally related)

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