Disapproving the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule
Bill Number: HJRes-37
Public Law Number: 115-11
Enacted - Signed by the President
Once the president signs a bill, it becomes a law.
Joint Resolution 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.
Revokes a rule requiring contractor accountability
This joint resolution nullifies the Obama administration's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order.
The set of rules required companies seeking large federal contracts to disclose wage, safety, and environmental violations for the prior three years.
It makes use of the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to revoke new rules issued by federal agencies.