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

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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Sponsor and status


Mar 1, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jan Meyers

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district



Mar 1, 1989

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H.R. 1209 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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