The Office of Management and Budget has issued a statement disapproving four final regulations published as early as August 1, 2016. This takes the form of a House resolution (cited H.J. Res.) to nullify the regulations, and if passed by both chambers of Congress, the rules will be repealed.
H.J. Res. 42 would nullify the Employment and Training Administration’s Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program; Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 Provision on Establishing Appropriate Occupations for Drug Testing of Unemployment Compensation Applicants 81 Fed. Reg. 50298 (August 1, 2016, effective September 30, 2016), promulgated by the Department of Labor. For context, the rule states: Continue reading “OMB recommends nullifying DOL, DOI, and DOE final rules”