H.J.Res. 116 (101st): Congressional Salary Act of 1989

Jan 31, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Ron Wyden
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district
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This resolution was introduced on January 31, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 31, 1989
Referred to Committee Jan 31, 1989
Full Title

To disapprove the pay adjustment recommended by the President for Members of Congress, and to require a recorded vote on any future pay adjustment for Members of Congress.


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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

House House Administration

House Post Office and Civil Service

House Rules

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Congressional Salary Act of 1989 - Disapproves the recommendations of the President relating to pay rates of Members of Congress. Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to make the President's recommendation for congressional salaries of an advisory nature only.
Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to declare the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress to be the rate payable for such positions on the date of enactment of this Act. Requires a recorded vote in the House and Senate on legislation that provides for an increase in congressional pay.

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