Undoing a Rule Clarifying a Disclosure Requirement of Payments by Oil, Coal and Gas Companies to a Foreign Govt or the Federal Govt

H.J.Res.41 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers". Introduced 1/30/17.  Became Public Law No: 115-4 (02/14/2017) Rule in Federal Register Dodd-Frank Act directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue … Continue reading Undoing a Rule Clarifying a Disclosure Requirement of Payments by Oil, Coal and Gas Companies to a Foreign Govt or the Federal Govt

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OSHA Rule Clarifying an Ongoing Obligation of Employers to Report Workplace Injuries is Rejected. 

Public Law No: 115-21 (04/03/2017)   Rep Bradley Byrne [R - AL - 1] introduced bill as H.J.Res. 83 on February 21, 2017.   https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hjres83   This joint resolution nullifies the Department of Labor's rule that was published on December 19, 2016, about employers' ongoing obligation to make and maintain records of work-related injuries and illnesses. … Continue reading OSHA Rule Clarifying an Ongoing Obligation of Employers to Report Workplace Injuries is Rejected. 

Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act reported April 6, 2017, introduced January 24, 2017 by Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC-11]

I guess accessing porn on federal computers is enough of a problem that Rep. Meadows feels this is necessary.  Why wasn't it blocked or prohibited before? H.R.680 - Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act  Bill Text Union Calendar No. 47 115th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 680 [Report No. 115-81] To prohibit accessing pornographic web sites … Continue reading Eliminating Pornography from Agencies Act reported April 6, 2017, introduced January 24, 2017 by Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC-11]

The Senate voted to allow ISPs to sell your data without your knowledge

Sponsors and co-sponsors of this Bill received funds from the telecom and communication industry. From Communications/Electronics sector PACs 2015-2016 Bill Sponsor: *Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] -          $60,500 CoSponsors: Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [R-AL]                       $52,000 Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]     … Continue reading The Senate voted to allow ISPs to sell your data without your knowledge