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H.J.Res. 42: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

One of the most controversial bills in this Congress split the two parties so much that the Senate vote produced no Republicans opposed and no Democrats in favor. And it could potentially kick a large number of people around the country off of unemployment insurance or food stamps. The context and what the law does Existing federal law barred states ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 31, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 31, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-17

Sponsor:

Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 1 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This resolution incorporates provisions from:

S.J.Res. 23: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

Introduced on Feb 16, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 7, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Feb 15, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 14, 2017
 
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.

Mar 31, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 42 is 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.

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