Summary: H.R.5710 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/29/1992)

Congressional Reform and Compliance Act of 1992 - Applies provisions of Federal laws relating to part-time career employment opportunities to the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Instrumentalities of the Congress in the same manner and to the same extent as they apply to executive agencies.

Applies provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, to the extent that they relate to the terms and conditions of employment, occupational safety and health, and the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, to the Senate, the House of Representatives, and Instrumentalities of the Congress in the same manner and to the same extent as they apply to a private person.

Grants appeal rights to individuals aggrieved by a violation of such laws.

Makes this Act applicable to the following individuals: (1) Members of Congress; (2) an employee or officer of either House of Congress, of a committee of either House, or a joint committee of the two Houses; (3) an employee of a Member if the pay of the employee is paid by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House; and (4) an employee of an Instrumentality of the Congress.

Directs the House, the Senate, and the Instrumentalities of the Congress to promulgate rules and regulations to carry out this Act as it applies to the respective Houses and to such Instrumentality of the Congress. Requires the Secretary of Labor to promulgate such rules and regulations if a House of Congress or Instrumentality fails to do so.

Defines "Instrumentality of the Congress" as the Congressional Research Service, the Office of Technology Assessment, the General Accounting Office, the Government Printing Office, the Congressional Budget Office, and the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, and, except with respect to provisions concerning part-time employment, the Library of Congress, the Botanic Garden, and the Architect of the Capitol.