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H.J.Res. 88 (114th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term “Fiduciary”.

Sponsor and status

David “Phil” Roe

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 1 page
Apr 19, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Jun 22, 2016

This resolution was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on June 22, 2016 but failed.


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Disapproval of Department of Labor Rule on Fiduciary Responsibility of Financial Advisers (Apr 27, 2016)

What legislators are saying

House Passes Roe Bill to Stop Controversial Fiduciary Rule
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] (Sponsor) on Apr 28, 2016

04-29-2016 Rokita Report
    — Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 29, 2016

disapproving department of labor rule related to definition of the term ``fiduciary''
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] on Apr 28, 2016

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Apr 19, 2016

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Apr 21, 2016
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 26, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 28, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 24, 2016
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 8, 2016

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Jun 22, 2016
House Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

H.J.Res. 88 (114th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 88. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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