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
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law




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]


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

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