H.R. 1014 (101st): Congressional Salary and Tax Act of 1989


Feb 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To establish a pay system under which, within specified limits, Members of Congress would be permitted to designate their own salaries; to ban the acceptance of honoraria by Members and congressional staff; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the dollar limitation on the amount of living expenses of Members away from home which are allowable as a deduction; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/1989--Introduced.Congressional Salary and Tax Act of 1989 - TitleI - Amendments Relating to Pay, Honoraria, and Related MattersAmends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to revise the pay system for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1014”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4840 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1988

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989

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