S.J.Res. 34 - A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees.

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees. (by CRS) 
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A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees.

S.J.Res. 34 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees. (by CRS)
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Title
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.
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  • A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees.
Sponsor
Lamar Alexander
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Labor standards
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced6/07/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/07/2016
6/07/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
6/07/2016Introduced in Senate
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $41,532 Against $1,200
  2. January - February 2011 For $154,450 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $252,663 Against $25,500
  4. May - June 2011 For $327,151 Against $32,750
  5. July - August 2011 For $152,326 Against $6,500
  6. September - October 2011 For $314,792 Against $21,500
  7. November - December 2011 For $249,505 Against $68,470
  8. January - February 2012 For $191,937 Against $20,700
  9. March - April 2012 For $496,680 Against $28,250
  10. May - June 2012 For $505,108 Against $31,000
  11. July - August 2012 For $405,558 Against $4,950
  12. September - October 2012 For $877,945 Against $11,500
  13. November - December 2012 For $167,711 Against $250
  14. January - February 2013 For $36,602 Against $500
  15. March - April 2013 For $292,929 Against $20,750
  16. May - June 2013 For $227,594 Against $8,500
  17. July - August 2013 For $157,366 Against $14,250
  18. September - October 2013 For $316,598 Against $7,500
  19. November - December 2013 For $435,182 Against $52,000
  20. January - February 2014 For $242,596 Against $-2,500
  21. March - April 2014 For $757,975 Against $23,750
  22. May - June 2014 For $652,109 Against $3,750
  23. July - August 2014 For $448,169 Against $7,900
  24. September - October 2014 For $2,075,070 Against $250
  25. November - December 2014 For $269,343 Against $1,500
  26. January - February 2015 For $162,898 Against $3,500
  27. March - April 2015 For $576,847 Against $-90
  28. May - June 2015 For $672,724 Against $5,664
  29. July - August 2015 For $136,242 Against $7,082
  30. September - October 2015 For $364,049 Against $8,164
  31. November - December 2015 For $241,988 Against $2,164
  32. January - February 2016 For $221,219 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $440,289 Against $13,582
  34. May - June 2016 For $720,353 Against $12,664
  35. July - August 2016 For $944,216 Against $6,664
  36. September - October 2016 For $1,314,157 Against $5,082
  37. November - December 2016 For $80,362 Against $0

Votes

    5 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees.

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Prosperity
    Garner, Brent (2016, June 7). AFP Supports Senate Effort to Overturn Overtime Rule. Retrieved June 8, 2016, from AfP.
    Competitive Enterprise Institute
    Kovacs, Trey (2016, June 8). Congress, Reject Labor Department's Overtime Rule. Retrieved June 9, 2016, from Competitive Enterprise Institute.
    National Small Business Association
    Milanese, Jody (2016, June 15). Lawmakers Debate Overtime Rule. Retrieved June 16, 2016, from National Small Business Association.
    Retail Industry Leaders Association
    RILA (2016, June 7). Retailers Welcome Senate Legislation to Block Overtime Rule. Retrieved June 8, 2016, from RILA.
    Workforce Fairness Institute
    Workforce Fairness Institute (2016, June 7). WFI Applauds Introduction Of Senate Resolution To Block Department Of Labor’s Excessive Overtime Rule. Retrieved June 8, 2016, from Workforce Fairness Institute.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    AFSCME (2016, June 17). DOL Overtime Rule Still Under Attack. Retrieved June 17, 2016, from AFSCME.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,528$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$381,781$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,000$15,226
    John BarrassoRWY$38,900$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$11,500$5,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,000$10,000
    Roy BluntRMO$160,836$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,100$11,000
    John BoozmanRAR$37,892$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$6,269$17,920
    Richard BurrRNC$158,199$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$16,250$950
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$127,474$0
    Ben CardinDMD$10,000$9,000
    Tom CarperDDE$4,500$10,000
    Bob CaseyDPA$11,250$11,000
    Bill CassidyRLA$318,573$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$39,053$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$42,600$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,500$10,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$45,440$0
    John CornynRTX$92,355$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,247,697$0
    Mike CrapoRID$42,594$0
    Ted CruzRTX$1,882,697$0
    Steve DainesRMT$237,025$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$2,750$10,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$22,000$10,250
    Mike EnziRWY$35,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$189,560$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,750$13,500
    Deb FischerRNE$188,971$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,360,099$0
    Al FrankenDMN$650$11,000
    Cory GardnerRCO$427,157$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$13,215$10,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,788$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,979$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$500$12,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$14,250$10,500
    Dean HellerRNV$143,037$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$11,000
    John HoevenRND$23,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$55,274$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$72,945$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$805,364$0
    Tim KaineDVA$5,600$10,250
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,750$0
    Mark KirkRIL$227,325$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$14,000$9,450
    James LankfordROK$159,090$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,500$10,000
    Mike LeeRUT$730,984$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,000$10,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$14,750$25,000
    John McCainRAZ$185,270$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$7,000$10,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$268,106$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$9,000$10,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,200$6,500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$3,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,700$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,843$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$250$10,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$23,600$10,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,500$10,500
    Rand PaulRKY$465,792$0
    David PerdueRGA$233,878$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$12,400$15,000
    Rob PortmanROH$243,236$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$10,000
    Harry ReidDNV$9,000$3,500
    Jim RischRID$61,087$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$108,967$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$81,006$0
    Marco RubioRFL$873,580$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$250$8,500
    Ben SasseRNE$696,301$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$2,500$20,800
    Chuck SchumerDNY$29,200$10,000
    Tim ScottRSC$297,761$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$9,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$10,250
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$3,500
    Dan SullivanRAK$603,372$0
    Jon TesterDMT$500$11,000
    John ThuneRSD$181,378$0
    Thom TillisRNC$231,383$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,292,427$0
    Tom UdallDNM$12,450$10,000
    David VitterRLA$5,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,450$10,250
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$15,647$11,500
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$11,600
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$21,400$4,500

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    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$46,528$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$381,781$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,000$15,226
    John BarrassoRWY$38,900$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$11,500$5,500
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,000$10,000
    Roy BluntRMO$160,836$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,100$11,000
    John BoozmanRAR$37,892$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$250$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$6,269$17,920
    Richard BurrRNC$158,199$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$16,250$950
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$127,474$0
    Ben CardinDMD$10,000$9,000
    Tom CarperDDE$4,500$10,000
    Bob CaseyDPA$11,250$11,000
    Bill CassidyRLA$318,573$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$6,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$39,053$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$42,600$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,500$10,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$45,440$0
    John CornynRTX$92,355$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,247,697$0
    Mike CrapoRID$42,594$0
    Ted CruzRTX$1,882,697$0
    Steve DainesRMT$237,025$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$2,750$10,500
    Dick DurbinDIL$22,000$10,250
    Mike EnziRWY$35,750$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$189,560$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$7,750$13,500
    Deb FischerRNE$188,971$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,360,099$0
    Al FrankenDMN$650$11,000
    Cory GardnerRCO$427,157$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$13,215$10,000
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,788$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$164,979$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,500$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$500$12,250
    Heidi HeitkampDND$14,250$10,500
    Dean HellerRNV$143,037$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$11,000
    John HoevenRND$23,900$0
    Jim InhofeROK$55,274$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$72,945$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$805,364$0
    Tim KaineDVA$5,600$10,250
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,750$0
    Mark KirkRIL$227,325$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$14,000$9,450
    James LankfordROK$159,090$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,500$10,000
    Mike LeeRUT$730,984$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,000$10,000
    Ed MarkeyDMA$14,750$25,000
    John McCainRAZ$185,270$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$7,000$10,000
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$268,106$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$9,000$10,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$17,200$6,500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,000$3,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$23,700$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,843$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$250$10,500
    Patty MurrayDWA$23,600$10,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,500$10,500
    Rand PaulRKY$465,792$0
    David PerdueRGA$233,878$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$12,400$15,000
    Rob PortmanROH$243,236$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$11,000$10,000
    Harry ReidDNV$9,000$3,500
    Jim RischRID$61,087$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$108,967$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$81,006$0
    Marco RubioRFL$873,580$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$250$8,500
    Ben SasseRNE$696,301$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$2,500$20,800
    Chuck SchumerDNY$29,200$10,000
    Tim ScottRSC$297,761$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$9,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$10,250
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,000$3,500
    Dan SullivanRAK$603,372$0
    Jon TesterDMT$500$11,000
    John ThuneRSD$181,378$0
    Thom TillisRNC$231,383$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,292,427$0
    Tom UdallDNM$12,450$10,000
    David VitterRLA$5,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,450$10,250
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$15,647$11,500
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,000$11,600
    Roger F. WickerRMS$7,600$0
    Ron WydenDOR$21,400$4,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
    Retail trade$815,174
    Small business associations$392,318
    Labor, anti-union$85,100

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    State & local govt employee unions$455,196
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