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Senate Votes to Eliminate Recordkeeping Update, President Supports Measure

Thursday, March 23, 2017  
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By EHS Today

On March 22, the U.S. Senate voted along party lines (50-48) to approve House Joint Resolution 83: “Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to ‘Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness.’” The U.S. House of Representatives already had passed the measure, so it now goes to the president for his signature. The White House already has issued a Statement of Administration policy announcing that the Trump administration “strongly supports” passage of the bill.

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