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      Senate Committee on the Budget
    IntroducedMarch 4th, 2013

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Title

Sequester for Congressional Pay and Accountability Act

Official Title

A bill to require that the salaries of Members of Congress be sequestered during any sequester under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

Summary

Sequester for Congressional Pay and Accountability Act - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to reduce the pay of each Member of Congress by the greatest percentage by which the pay of any federal employee is reduced as a result of a furlough relating to the sequestration order for that furlough period. Defines "furlough period" as each period: beginning on the effective date of the first furlough of any federal employee relating to a sequestration order issued under the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act, and ending on the last day of the fiscal year to which the sequestration order applies.

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