H.J.Res. 55 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the compensation of Senators and Representatives, providing that no increase in compensation shall take effect earlier than the following Congress.

Introduced:

Jan 3, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Lagomarsino

Representative for California's 19th congressional district

Republican

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/3/1989--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a law increasing the compensation of Members of Congress from taking effect until after an election of Representatives. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 20 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1991

H.R. 3660 (Related)
Ethics Reform Act of 1989

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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History

Introduced
Jan 3, 1989

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1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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