Section 303 of the CAA (2 U.S.C. 1383) directs the Executive Director of the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights (OCWR), as Chief Operating Officer, to adopt rules of procedure, subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the Office. The OCWR Rules of Procedure establish the process by which alleged violations of the 13 laws made applicable to the legislative branch under the CAA are considered and resolved.

In accordance with the CAA Reform Act of 2018, the OCWR has amended its Procedural Rules.  

Final Procedural Rules

Congressional Record: House l Senate

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History of Final Procedural Rules

Proposed Procedural Rules 2019

On April 9, 2019, a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comments from interested parties was issued by the Executive Director with approval of the Board of Directors amending the Rules of Procedure. 

Congressional Record: House l Senate

Comments Received by May 10, 2019 on Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure:

 

Previous Procedural Rules

2016 Procedural Rules of the Office of Compliance

2004 Procedural Rules of the Office of Compliance

 

History of Previous Procedural Rules

Comments Received on Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of September 9, 2014

Senate Chief Counsel for Employment
United States Capitol Police
USCP Labor Committee
Committee on House Administration

Architect of the Capitol

Proposed Procedural Rules (2014)

On September 9, 2014, a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for comments from interested parties was issued by the Executive Director with approval of the Board of Directors amending the Rules of Procedure of the Office of Compliance. 

The notice and comment period ends 30 days from September 9, 2014.

Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure - September 9, 2014

Congressional Record: House | Senate