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S J Res 6 - Ergonomics Regulations Resolution - Key Vote

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Ileana Ros-Lehtinen made in this general time period.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 107-5 -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (House) (223-206) - (Key vote)

Title: Ergonomics Regulations Resolution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that would rescind enforcement authority of ergonomics rules drafted by Labor Department during the Clinton Administration.

Highlights:
  • Provides no enforcement authority of rule that required employers to educate workers about ways to prevent injuries from repetitive motions such as typing, sorting or lifting heavy loads.
  • Provides no enforcement authority of rule that required businesses to take steps to minimize work-related repetitive stress disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (56-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Ergonomics Regulations Resolution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that would rescind enforcement authority of ergonomics rules drafted by Labor Department during the Clinton Administration.

Highlights:
  • Provides no enforcement authority of rule that required employers to educate workers about ways to prevent injuries from repetitive motions such as typing, sorting or lifting heavy loads.
  • Provides no enforcement authority of rule that required businesses to take steps to minimize work-related repetitive stress disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Ergonomics Regulations Resolution

Sponsors

  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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