- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on AdministrationCommittee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedJanuary 5th, 2017
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Pensions are a rarity in modern times for private sector workers, and it makes no sense for taxpayers to foot the bill to pay pensions to members of Congress, especially when lawmakers can increase their own benefits.
Pension plans for members of Congress may seem like an excessive perk, but they help provide a living for lawmakers and their families after their time as a legislator has ended.