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house Bill H.R. 398

Congressional Halt in Pay Increases and Cut Congressional Pay Act

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      house Committees
      House Committee on House Administration
      House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
    IntroducedJanuary 23rd, 2013

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Title

Congressional Halt in Pay Increases and Cut Congressional Pay Act

Official Title

To reduce the rate of pay for Members of Congress by 10 percent and to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members.

Summary

Congressional Halt in Pay Increases and Cut Congressional Pay Act - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide that, as of the beginning of the first applicable pay period commencing after the next regularly scheduled general election for federal office following the enactment of this Act, the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress shall be equal to the annual rate of pay for that position as of the date on which that general election is held, reduced by 10%. (Thus eliminates the automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress, and reduces their compensation by 10%.)

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