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      House Committee on House Administration
    IntroducedJuly 13th, 2009

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Title

Reduction of Irresponsible MRA Growth Act

Official Title

To prohibit any increase in the amount established for the Members' Representational Allowance during a period of high unemployment and public debt.

Summary

Reduction of Irresponsible MRA Growth Act or the TRIM Growth Act - Amends the House of Representatives Administrative Reform Technical Corrections Act to prohibit the Members' Representational Allowance for a fiscal year from exceeding the Allowance established for the previous fiscal year, unless: (1) the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes a national unemployment rate of 6% or lower for each of the six most recent months for which it published a national unemployment rate which occurred before the beginning of the fiscal year; or (2) the Secretary of the Treasury certifies to the congressional appropriations committees that the public debt does not exceed $5.5 trillion as of the first day of the last month of the previous fiscal year.