Notice of Action: H.R. 998 – Searching For and Cutting Regulations That Are Unnecessarily Burdendensome Act; H.J. Res. 83 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the department of labor relating to "clarification of employer's continuing obligation to make..

Monday, February 27, 2017

6:47 PM

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H.R. 998

Oversight and Government Reform

 

SCRUB Act

H.J. Res. 83

Education and the Workforce

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness".

         The Committee granted, by voice vote, a structured rule for H.R. 998.  The rule provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.  The rule provides that the bill shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.  The rule makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report.  Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.  The rule waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.  The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Additionally, the rule grants a closed rule for H.J. Res. 83.  The rule provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.  The rule waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.  The rule provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.  The rule waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.  The rule provides one motion to recommit.