H.J.Res. 42 - Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Drug Testing of Unemployment Compensation Applicants.

Labor and employment. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 14, 2017.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 51 voted NO: 48
1 voted present/not voting

Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Drug Testing of Unemployment Compensation Applicants.

H.J.Res. 42 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants. (by CRS)
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Title
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.
Other Titles
  • Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.
Sponsor
Kevin Brady
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
  • State and local government operations
  • Unemployment
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/30/2017
Referred to Committee
Passed House2/15/2017
Passed Senate3/14/2017
Signed by President3/31/2017
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage: H J RES 42 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants2/15/2017This bill PASSED the House
236 voted YES 189 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 423/14/2017This bill PASSED the Senate
51 voted YES 48 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/30/2017
1/30/2017Introduced in House
1/30/2017Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2/01/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
2/07/2017Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 99 Reported to House. Rule provides for one hour of debate on each bill, the previous question shall be ordered on each bill without intervening motions except one motion to recommit. Both bills are closed to amendments.
2/14/2017Rule H. Res. 99 passed House.
2/15/2017Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 99.
2/15/2017Rule provides for one hour of debate each on H.R. 428 and H.J. Res. 42. The previous question shall be ordered on each measure without intervening motions except one motion to recommit. Both measures are closed to amendments.
2/15/2017DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 42.
2/15/2017The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2/15/2017POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 42, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Danny Davis(IL) demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
2/15/2017Considered as unfinished business.
2/15/2017Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage2/15/2017On Passage: H J RES 42 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants
2/16/2017Received in the Senate, read twice.
3/13/2017Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
3/13/2017Measure laid before Senate by motion.
3/14/2017Considered by Senate.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/14/2017On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 42
Presented to President3/21/2017Presented to President.
Signed3/31/2017Signed by President.
Enacted3/31/2017Became Public Law No: 115-17.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

support this bill

Fiscal & tax policy
Average given to Senators who voted:
3% less
$551
YES$551
$568
NO$568

oppose this bill

$4,707
$2,083
$162
$4,340
$10
$0
$0
$2,166
$546
$2,028
YES$16,043
23 times as much
$8,116
$281,978
$4,296
$7,094
$1,378
$11,129
$222
$27,362
$19,218
$11,119
NO$371,912
1 Organization Supports and 32 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Drug Testing of Unemployment Compensation Applicants.: On the Joint Resolution H.J.Res. 42

1 organization support this bill

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Schatz, Tom (2017, February 14). Vote YES to CRA Resolutions. Retrieved February 15, 2017, from Council for Citizens Against Government Waste.

32 organizations oppose this bill

9to5
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
AFL-CIO
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
AME Social Action Commission
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
American Civil Liberties Union
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Center for HIV Law and Policy
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Center for Law and Social Policy
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Drug Policy Alliance
Drug Policy Alliance (2017, February 15). U.S. House Approves Measure Aimed at Expanding Drug Testing of People Who File for Unemployment Assistance. Retrieved February 16, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Economic Policy Institute
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Food Research and Action Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Harm Reduction Coalition
Harm Reduction Coalition (2017, February 15). ACTION ALERT: No Drug Testing for Unemployment Benefits. Retrieved February 15, 2017, from Harm Reduction Coalition.
Housing Works
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Institute for Science and Human Values
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Interfaith Worker Justice
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Legal Action Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Legal Aid at Work
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
MomsRising
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Association of Social Workers
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Center for Transgender Equality
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Council of Churches
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
National Women's Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Public Justice Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2017, March 14). Sign On Letter Opposing HJ Res 42. Retrieved March 20, 2017, from Drug Policy Alliance.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, 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 Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$17,350Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$1,177,853No
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$82,033No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$47,485No
Roy BluntRMO$0$97,930Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$152,358No
John BoozmanRAR$0$12,585Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$250$561,228No
Richard BurrRNC$0$16,450Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$108,948No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$61,400Yes
Ben CardinDMD$2,500$56,750No
Tom CarperDDE$0$19,150No
Bob CaseyDPA$0$67,633No
Bill CassidyRLA$0$22,949Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$12,850Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$41,800Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$35,043No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$16,100Yes
John CornynRTX$0$11,200Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$4,900$2,017,603No
Tom CottonRAR$5,200$34,287Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,700$1,250Yes
Ted CruzRTX$0$19,099Yes
Steve DainesRMT$5,200$1,900Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$33,125No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$1,938,428No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$41,983No
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,700Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$10,600Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$271,821No
Deb FischerRNE$0$23,000Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$5,100Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$62,994No
Cory GardnerRCO$0$9,703Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,000$716,599No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$12,800Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$5,200Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$939,422No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$8,100$1,562,322No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$21,550Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$500$59,407No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$204,051No
Dean HellerRNV$0$3,500Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$467,101No
John HoevenRND$0$833Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,100Not Voting
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$7,075Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,250$546,781No
John KennedyRLA$0$4,200Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$17,800No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$257,987No
James LankfordROK$0$25,000Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$22,325No
Mike LeeRUT$0$2,253Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$22,000No
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$121,531No
John McCainRAZ$0$52,383Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,324,382No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,200$29,100Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$80,950No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$28,542No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$19,883Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$250$57,948No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500,176No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$27,725No
Rand PaulRKY$0$6,395Yes
David PerdueRGA$0$5,400Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$308,868No
Rob PortmanROH$0$37,291Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$12,925No
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,439Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$0$2,250Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,000$25,872Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$23,020No
Ben SasseRNE$0$4,200Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$44,173No
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$75,299No
Tim ScottRSC$0$10,300Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$867,391No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$384,865No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$5,200$6,845Yes
Jon TesterDMT$250$244,107No
John ThuneRSD$0$6,971Yes
Thom TillisRNC$0$7,201Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$58,430Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$26,382No
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$282,511No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$55,050No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$750$1,817,473No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$19,150No
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$1,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$59,100No
Todd YoungRIN$0$13,050Yes

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$17,350Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$1,177,853No
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$82,033No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$47,485No
Roy BluntRMO$0$97,930Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$152,358No
John BoozmanRAR$0$12,585Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$250$561,228No
Richard BurrRNC$0$16,450Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$0$108,948No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$61,400Yes
Ben CardinDMD$2,500$56,750No
Tom CarperDDE$0$19,150No
Bob CaseyDPA$0$67,633No
Bill CassidyRLA$0$22,949Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$12,850Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$41,800Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$35,043No
Bob CorkerRTN$0$16,100Yes
John CornynRTX$0$11,200Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$4,900$2,017,603No
Tom CottonRAR$5,200$34,287Yes
Mike CrapoRID$2,700$1,250Yes
Ted CruzRTX$0$19,099Yes
Steve DainesRMT$5,200$1,900Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$33,125No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$1,938,428No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$41,983No
Mike EnziRWY$0$3,700Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$10,600Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$271,821No
Deb FischerRNE$0$23,000Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$5,100Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$62,994No
Cory GardnerRCO$0$9,703Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,000$716,599No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$12,800Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$5,200Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$939,422No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$8,100$1,562,322No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$21,550Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$500$59,407No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$204,051No
Dean HellerRNV$0$3,500Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$467,101No
John HoevenRND$0$833Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$4,750Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$4,100Not Voting
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$7,075Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,250$546,781No
John KennedyRLA$0$4,200Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$17,800No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$257,987No
James LankfordROK$0$25,000Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$22,325No
Mike LeeRUT$0$2,253Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$22,000No
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$121,531No
John McCainRAZ$0$52,383Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$1,324,382No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,200$29,100Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$80,950No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$28,542No
Jerry MoranRKS$0$19,500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$19,883Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$250$57,948No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$500,176No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$27,725No
Rand PaulRKY$0$6,395Yes
David PerdueRGA$0$5,400Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$308,868No
Rob PortmanROH$0$37,291Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$12,925No
Jim RischRID$0$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,439Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$0$2,250Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,000$25,872Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$0$23,020No
Ben SasseRNE$0$4,200Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$0$44,173No
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$75,299No
Tim ScottRSC$0$10,300Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$867,391No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$384,865No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$5,200$6,845Yes
Jon TesterDMT$250$244,107No
John ThuneRSD$0$6,971Yes
Thom TillisRNC$0$7,201Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$58,430Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$26,382No
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$282,511No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$55,050No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$750$1,817,473No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$19,150No
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$1,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$0$59,100No
Todd YoungRIN$0$13,050Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Fiscal & tax policy$55,350

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$13,641,171
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$950,346
Welfare & Social Work$637,150
Health & welfare policy$632,146
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$563,462
State & local govt employee unions$534,196
Labor Unions$214,450
Human Rights$66,650
Consumer groups$10,650
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