PROVIDING FOR PROVISIONAL APPROVAL OF OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE REGULATIONS; Congressional Record Vol. 142, No. 7
(Senate - January 22, 1996)

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 PROVIDING FOR PROVISIONAL APPROVAL OF OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE REGULATIONS

  Mr. DOLE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent the Rules Committee 
be discharged from further consideration of House Concurrent Resolution 
123 and, further, that the Senate proceed to its immediate 
consideration.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report.
  The legislative clerk read as follows:

       A concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 123) to provide for 
     the provisional approval of regulations applicable to certain 
     covered employing offices and covered employees and to be 
     issued by the Office of Compliance before January 23rd, 1996.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there objection to the immediate 
consideration of the concurrent resolution?
  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the 
concurrent resolution.
  Mr. DOLE. I ask unanimous consent that the concurrent resolution be 
agreed to, the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table, and any 
statements related to the concurrent resolution be placed at the 
appropriate place in the Record.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 123) was agreed to.
  
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 PROVIDING FOR APPROVAL OF INTERIM REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF 
                        THE OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE

  Mr. DOLE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate 
proceed to the immediate consideration of Senate Resolution 209 
submitted earlier today by the Senator from Kansas.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report.
  The legislative clerk read as follows:

       A resolution (S. Res. 209) to provide for the approval of 
     interim resolutions applicable to the Senate and the 
     employees of the Senate and adopted by the Board of the 
     Office of Compliance before January 23, 1996, and for other 
     purposes.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there objection to the immediate 
consideration of the resolution?
  There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the 
resolution.
  Mr. DOLE. I ask unanimous consent that the resolution be agreed to, 
the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table, and that any 
statements relating to the resolution appear at the appropriate place 
in the Record.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.
  The resolution (S. Res. 209) was agreed to, as follows:

                              S. Res. 209

       Resolved,

     SECTION 1. APPROVAL OF INTERIM REGULATIONS.

       (a) In General.--The interim regulations applicable to the 
     Senate and the employees of the Senate that were adopted by 
     the Board of the Office of Compliance before January 23, 
     1996, are hereby approved until such time as final 
     regulations applicable to the Senate and the employees of the 
     Senate are approved in accordance with section 304(c) of the 
     Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1384(c)).
       (b) Construction.--Nothing in subsection (a) shall be 
     construed to affect the authority of the Senate under such 
     section 304(c).

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