H.J.Res. 67 - Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Savings Arrangements Established by Qualified State Political Subdivisions for Non-Governmental Employees.

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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. (by CRS) 
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The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on March 30, 2017.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 50 voted NO: 49
1 voted present/not voting

Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Savings Arrangements Established by Qualified State Political Subdivisions for Non-Governmental Employees.

H.J.Res. 67 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. (by CRS)
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Title
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
Other Titles
  • Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
Sponsor
Francis Rooney
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • State and local government operations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/07/2017
Referred to Committee
Passed House2/15/2017
Passed Senate3/30/2017
Signed by President4/13/2017
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.J.Res. 67: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.2/15/2017This bill PASSED the House
234 voted YES 191 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateH.J.Res. 67: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.3/30/2017This bill PASSED the Senate
50 voted YES 49 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/07/2017
2/07/2017Introduced in House
2/07/2017Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
2/13/2017Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 116 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67. Each joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in each joint resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on each joint resolution without intervening motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit.
2/14/2017Rule H. Res. 116 passed House.
2/15/2017Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 116. (consideration: CR H1218-1221))
2/15/2017Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67. Each joint resolution shall be considered as read. All points of order against provisions in each joint resolution are waived. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on each joint resolution without intervening motion except one hour of debate and one motion to recommit.
2/15/2017DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 67.
2/15/2017The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2/15/2017POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 67, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Bonamici 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 Passage2/15/2017H.J.Res. 67: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
2/16/2017Received in the Senate, read twice.
3/29/2017Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
3/29/2017Measure laid before Senate by motion.
3/30/2017Message on Senate action sent to the House.
3/30/2017Considered by Senate.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage3/30/2017H.J.Res. 67: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
Presented to President4/05/2017Presented to President.
Signed4/13/2017Signed by President.
Enacted4/13/2017Became Public Law No: 115-24.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

support this bill

49% more
$5,962
$212,699
$42,733
$282,291
$11,766
$36,730
$9,150
$78,296
$13,540
$8,656
$3,061
$54,312
$5,588
YES$764,784
$5,038
$232,182
$29,848
$1,139
$17,684
$39,382
$4,062
$71,548
$5,764
$7,939
$4,195
$92,517
$1,440
NO$512,737

oppose this bill

Civil servant/public employee
Commercial service unions
Elderly issues/Social Security
Labor Unions
Minority/Ethnic Groups (split)
Small business associations (split)
Average given to Senators who voted:
$355
$165
$0
$23,751
YES$24,271
4.2 times as much
$4,930
$4,208
$9,357
$83,047
NO$101,542
25 Organizations Support and 7 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to Savings Arrangements Established by Qualified State Political Subdivisions for Non-Governmental Employees.: H.J.Res. 67: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.

25 organizations support this bill

Air Conditioning Contractors of America
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Benefits Council
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Composites Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
American Council of Life Insurers
American Council of Life Insurers (2017, March 30). SENATE APPROVES RESOLUTION DISAPPROVING REGULATION STRIPPING CONSUMER PROTECTIONS FROM RETIREMENT SAVERS. Retrieved March 31, 2017, from American Council of Life Insurers.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Schatz, Tom (2017, February 14). Vote YES to CRA Resolutions. Retrieved February 15, 2017, from CCAGW.
ESOP Association
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Financial Services Institute
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Financial Services Roundtable
FSR (2017, February 8). FSR Applauds Congressional Action to Protect Retirement Savers. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from FSR.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Insured Retirement Institute
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
International Franchise Association
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Investment Company Institute
ICI (2017, February 8). ICI Supports Walberg and Rooney Joint Resolutions to Restore Consumer Protections for Retirement Savers. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from ICI.
Latino Coalition
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Electrical Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Federation of Independent Business
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
National Retail Federation
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (2017, March 30). SIFMA Statement on Senate Passage of CRA Resolution on Municipal Retirement Plans. Retrieved March 31, 2017, from Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Small Business Council of America
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Small Business Legislative Council
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
Society for Human Resource Management
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2017, February 13). Group Letter to Congress Regarding Congressional Review Act Resolutions. Retrieved February 14, 2017, from US Chamber of Commerce.

7 organizations oppose this bill

AARP
LeaMond, Nancy A. (2017, February 8). AARP Opposes Congressional Vote To Block State-based Private Sector Retirement Savings. Retrieved February 9, 2017, from AARP.
AFL-CIO
Samuel, William (2017, February 15). Letter Opposing H.J. Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from AFL-CIO.
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (2017, March 29). 2017 Congressional Review Act. Retrieved April 4, 2017, from National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems.
National Council of La Raza
National Council of La Raza (2017, February 15). Congressional Vote to Strip Retirement Savings Programs Will Hurt Financial Security of Millions of Americans. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from National Council of La Raza.
Pension Rights Center
Ferguson, Karen & Friedman, Karen (2017, February 15). PRC Letter Opposing HJRes 66 and HJRes 67. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Pension Rights Center.
Service Employees International Union
Service Employees International Union (2017, March 30). SEIU: Senate undermines U.S. cities’ ability to address retirement poverty. Retrieved March 31, 2017, from Service Employees International Union.
Small Business Majority
Arensmeyer, John (2017, February 13). SBM Letter HJR 66 and 67. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Small Business Majority.

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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$378,000$25,550Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$250,706$166,431No
John BarrassoRWY$291,356$1,250Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,013,544$159,172No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$501,064$60,990No
Roy BluntRMO$827,852$42,925Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,275,475$93,572No
John BoozmanRAR$217,321$54,945Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$566,841$203,487No
Richard BurrRNC$814,195$31,650Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$247,605$66,742No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$653,980$19,300Yes
Ben CardinDMD$501,933$45,549No
Tom CarperDDE$499,050$33,198No
Bob CaseyDPA$594,983$100,166No
Bill CassidyRLA$821,013$16,775Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$159,377$27,188Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$384,400$15,850Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$390,449$38,221No
Bob CorkerRTN$823,602$33,272No
John CornynRTX$866,222$12,500Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$307,169$163,582No
Tom CottonRAR$1,873,460$46,573Yes
Mike CrapoRID$616,194$10,094Yes
Ted CruzRTX$2,549,633$44,947Yes
Steve DainesRMT$522,323$16,000Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$368,836$68,286No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$363,642$192,094No
Dick DurbinDIL$403,107$97,210No
Mike EnziRWY$253,444$6,900Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$338,306$8,150Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$145,960$52,734No
Deb FischerRNE$335,326$30,225Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,699,108$24,050Yes
Al FrankenDMN$287,640$90,126No
Cory GardnerRCO$1,051,948$28,000Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,193,515$58,250No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$548,212$12,820Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$514,720$18,825Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$292,298$126,469No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$248,372$110,155No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$803,493$23,400Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$168,095$96,279No
Heidi HeitkampDND$285,978$68,125No
Dean HellerRNV$648,239$11,800Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$130,011$76,719No
John HoevenRND$109,316$10,586Yes
Jim InhofeROK$189,799$15,925Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$669,945$49,250Not Voting
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,549,073$32,073Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,041,911$324,891No
John KennedyRLA$113,700$6,750Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$131,263$17,150No
Amy KlobucharDMN$225,981$41,600No
James LankfordROK$351,785$26,175Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$86,190$17,675No
Mike LeeRUT$921,450$7,105Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$339,650$26,450No
Ed MarkeyDMA$642,178$97,535No
John McCainRAZ$723,843$65,244Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$517,955$117,501No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,832,439$69,750Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$782,375$119,880No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$212,350$67,082No
Jerry MoranRKS$270,800$11,230Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$350,374$45,860Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$746,522$109,512No
Patty MurrayDWA$374,385$124,619No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$374,339$111,946No
Rand PaulRKY$725,110$31,064Yes
David PerdueRGA$736,814$19,024Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$803,604$143,200No
Rob PortmanROH$1,616,351$73,885Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$329,875$13,400No
Jim RischRID$130,787$758Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$519,292$8,750Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$314,156$34,700Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,792,055$22,616Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$51,025$29,650No
Ben SasseRNE$954,187$6,000Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$337,884$62,580No
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,808,693$49,063No
Tim ScottRSC$1,258,112$16,775Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$265,992$82,097No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$433,000$1,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$506,374$64,180No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$1,070,475$30,075Yes
Jon TesterDMT$751,663$118,115No
John ThuneRSD$662,169$9,683Yes
Thom TillisRNC$709,454$41,000Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,840,969$68,220Yes
Tom UdallDNM$326,486$65,110No
Chris Van HollenDMD$754,303$465,453No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,152,278$78,225No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$715,153$316,224No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$217,149$47,777No
Roger F. WickerRMS$189,927$8,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$768,675$63,833No
Todd YoungRIN$705,641$21,345Yes

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$378,000$25,550Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$250,706$166,431No
John BarrassoRWY$291,356$1,250Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,013,544$159,172No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$501,064$60,990No
Roy BluntRMO$827,852$42,925Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$1,275,475$93,572No
John BoozmanRAR$217,321$54,945Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$566,841$203,487No
Richard BurrRNC$814,195$31,650Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$247,605$66,742No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$653,980$19,300Yes
Ben CardinDMD$501,933$45,549No
Tom CarperDDE$499,050$33,198No
Bob CaseyDPA$594,983$100,166No
Bill CassidyRLA$821,013$16,775Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$159,377$27,188Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$384,400$15,850Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$390,449$38,221No
Bob CorkerRTN$823,602$33,272No
John CornynRTX$866,222$12,500Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$307,169$163,582No
Tom CottonRAR$1,873,460$46,573Yes
Mike CrapoRID$616,194$10,094Yes
Ted CruzRTX$2,549,633$44,947Yes
Steve DainesRMT$522,323$16,000Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$368,836$68,286No
Tammy DuckworthDIL$363,642$192,094No
Dick DurbinDIL$403,107$97,210No
Mike EnziRWY$253,444$6,900Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$338,306$8,150Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$145,960$52,734No
Deb FischerRNE$335,326$30,225Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,699,108$24,050Yes
Al FrankenDMN$287,640$90,126No
Cory GardnerRCO$1,051,948$28,000Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,193,515$58,250No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$548,212$12,820Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$514,720$18,825Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$292,298$126,469No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$248,372$110,155No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$803,493$23,400Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$168,095$96,279No
Heidi HeitkampDND$285,978$68,125No
Dean HellerRNV$648,239$11,800Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$130,011$76,719No
John HoevenRND$109,316$10,586Yes
Jim InhofeROK$189,799$15,925Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$669,945$49,250Not Voting
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,549,073$32,073Yes
Tim KaineDVA$1,041,911$324,891No
John KennedyRLA$113,700$6,750Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$131,263$17,150No
Amy KlobucharDMN$225,981$41,600No
James LankfordROK$351,785$26,175Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$86,190$17,675No
Mike LeeRUT$921,450$7,105Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$339,650$26,450No
Ed MarkeyDMA$642,178$97,535No
John McCainRAZ$723,843$65,244Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$517,955$117,501No
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,832,439$69,750Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$782,375$119,880No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$212,350$67,082No
Jerry MoranRKS$270,800$11,230Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$350,374$45,860Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$746,522$109,512No
Patty MurrayDWA$374,385$124,619No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$374,339$111,946No
Rand PaulRKY$725,110$31,064Yes
David PerdueRGA$736,814$19,024Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$803,604$143,200No
Rob PortmanROH$1,616,351$73,885Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$329,875$13,400No
Jim RischRID$130,787$758Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$519,292$8,750Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$314,156$34,700Yes
Marco RubioRFL$1,792,055$22,616Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$51,025$29,650No
Ben SasseRNE$954,187$6,000Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$337,884$62,580No
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,808,693$49,063No
Tim ScottRSC$1,258,112$16,775Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$265,992$82,097No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$433,000$1,000Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$506,374$64,180No
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$1,070,475$30,075Yes
Jon TesterDMT$751,663$118,115No
John ThuneRSD$662,169$9,683Yes
Thom TillisRNC$709,454$41,000Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,840,969$68,220Yes
Tom UdallDNM$326,486$65,110No
Chris Van HollenDMD$754,303$465,453No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,152,278$78,225No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$715,153$316,224No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$217,149$47,777No
Roger F. WickerRMS$189,927$8,250Yes
Ron WydenDOR$768,675$63,833No
Todd YoungRIN$705,641$21,345Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$22,152,297
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
Life insurance$7,637,447
Business services$7,292,275
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$3,824,552
Chemicals$3,675,408
Other financial services$1,489,155
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Electrical contractors$970,405
Retail trade$845,279
General business associations$660,023
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$559,108
Small business associations$377,819
Chambers of commerce$362,426
Recycling of metal, paper, plastics, etc.$359,080

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Civil servant/public employee$5,306,111
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Commercial service unions$458,516
Small business associations$377,819
Elderly issues/Social Security$259,310
Labor Unions$214,450
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