Senate Joint Resolution 29
117th Congress(2021-2022)
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 "COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing; Emergency Temporary Standard".
Active
Active
Passed Senate on Dec 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Nov 17, 2021
Latest Action
Dec 9, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
29
Congress
117
Policy Area
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting hiring and composition of the workforce, wages and benefits, labor-management relations; occupational safety, personnel management, unemployment compensation. Measures concerning public-sector employment may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
Arkansas
Arkansas
Florida
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Mississippi
Missouri
Missouri
Nebraska
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Carolina
North Dakota
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Carolina
South Dakota
South Dakota
Tennessee
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Senate Votes (2)
House Votes (0)
Passed
December 9, 2021
Type
Passed Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Labor emergency temporary standard for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings.

Under the standard issued on November 5, 2021, employers with 100 or more employees must require their onsite employees to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.

Text (3)
December 8, 2021
November 17, 2021
Actions (11)
12/09/2021
Held at the desk.
12/09/2021
Received in the House.
12/09/2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/08/2021
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 48. Record Vote Number: 489. (text: CR S9034)
12/08/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 48. Record Vote Number: 489.(text: CR S9034)
12/08/2021
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S9007, S9034)
12/08/2021
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (CR S9007)
12/08/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 178.
12/08/2021
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by petition pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
11/17/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
11/17/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Nov 18, 2021 5:27:14 AM
Record Updated
May 6, 2022 8:28:40 PM