CCAGW Annual Ratings

Unemployment Drug Testing Disapproval – Passage


Passage of the joint resolution that would nullify and disapprove of a Labor Department rule that limits the occupations for which states can require drug tests for individuals applying for unemployment benefits. Under the rule, an individual can be required to be tested for drugs if an individual's typical employment is an occupation for which state or federal laws require an employee to be tested for controlled substances.

Vote Number: 
House Vote 97
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Vote Results: 
Passed 236-189 : R 232-1; D 4-188