About the resolution
H.J.Res. 37 nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Defense (DoD), the General Services Administration (GSA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (as members of the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council) on August 25, 2016 implementing Executive Order 13673.
The rule imposes three obligations on federal contractors and subcontractors.
First, it requires prospective federal contractors to disclose compliance information with 14 federal labor laws and state equivalents to the government. Agency contracting officers are then required to take these disclosures into consideration when awarding contracts.
Second, the rule imposes requirements for “paycheck transparency”. Contractors required to maintain wage records under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Service Contract Act, or substantially similar state laws, must provide documentation of “hours worked, overtime hours, pay, and additions to or ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 1 page
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 27, 2017.
What legislators are saying
“House Passes Federal Contractor Blacklisting Challenge”
— Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Sponsor) on Feb 2, 2017
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H.J.Res. 37 (115th) 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. 37. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, Pub. L. No. 115-11, H.R.J. Res. 37, 115th Cong. (2017).
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