A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2016
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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45 Cosponsors (45 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Heller Welcomes AG Laxalts Effort to Fight DOL Overtime Rule.”
— Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 20, 2016
Mar 17, 2016
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S. 2707 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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