H.R. 1209 (101st): Congressional Salary Reform Act

Mar 01, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jan Meyers
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 3660 (Related)
Ethics Reform Act of 1989

Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989


This bill was introduced on March 1, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 01, 1989
Referred to Committee Mar 01, 1989
Full Title

To exclude Members of Congress from the quadrennial pay adjustment procedures under the Federal Salary Act of 1967; to provide that cost-of-living adjustments for Members may not exceed 3 percent a year; and to establish certain requirements relating to any legislation which would adjust the rate of pay for Members.


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Congressional Salary Reform Act - Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to exclude the pay of Members of Congress from review by the Commission on Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Salaries. Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to declare the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress to be that which is in effect on the date of enactment of this Act. Limits annual adjustments in congressional pay to three percent of the annual rate.
Makes it out of order in the House or Senate to consider any bill or resolution which adjusts the pay of Members, unless the bill or resolution:
(1) takes effect at the beginning of the following Congress; and
(2) deals with no subject matter other than congressional pay.
Requires a record vote on such legislation.

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