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

This was a vote to agree to H.J.Res. 42 in the House.

H.J.Res. 42 disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, defining the occupations eligible for drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.

"Occupations” listed by the Department that may regularly require drug testing are only jobs that require carrying a firearm, aviation flight crews, air traffic controllers, commercial drivers, railroad crews, pipeline crew members, and commercial maritime crew members.

This list is considered too narrow and the rule generally considered too prescriptive and overly constraining of states.

Source: Republican Policy Committee



Congress
115th Congress
Date
Feb 15, 2017
Chamber
House
Number
#97
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 236
 
 
55%
232 4
  Nay 189
 
 
44%
1 188
Not Voting 6
 
 
1%
5 1
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

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