Public Law 115-21: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness”.

By | July 27, 2018
Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor

Seal of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Nullifies a Department of Labor rule.

Official Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the Department of Labor’s rule that was published on December 19, 2016, about employers’ ongoing obligation to make and maintain records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Passed House
2017-03-01
Passed Senate
2017-03-22
Signed by President
2017-04-03
Became Public Law
2017-04-03

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1]

Cosponsors: Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5], Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1], Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4], Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3], Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4], Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6], Rep. Rooney, Francis [R-FL-19], Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4], Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7], Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19], Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]

Votes

Passed Senate: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?&congress=115&session=1&vote=00093

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll121.xml

Related bill:  SJRES 27 (Did not pass the Senate)

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