This Week’s Update

This week The House passed the “OIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act” (H.R. 1009); the “SCRUB Act” (H.R. 998); the “Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017” (H.R. 1004); and H.J.Res. 83, to disapprove of the Department of Labor rule relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.”

This Week in Congress

  • House –The House passed the “OIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act” (H.R. 1009); the “SCRUB Act” (H.R. 998); the “Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017” (H.R. 1004); and H.J.Res. 83, to disapprove of the Department of Labor rule relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.”

 

  • Senate –The Senate confirmed the nominations of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce; Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior; Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy; and Dr. Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

 

Next Week in Congress

  • House – The House is expected to consider the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017” (H.R. 985); the “Innocent Party Protection Act” (H.R. 725); the “Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017” (H.R. 1301); and the “Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017” (H.R. 720).

 

  • Senate – The Senate will consider H.J.Res.37, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

 

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