H.R. 1623 (101st): To prohibit Members of Congress from accepting honoraria; to limit the duration of any speaking engagement for which a Member’s travel expenses may be paid or reimbursed; to require a recorded vote to approve a quadrennial pay adjustment for Members; to implement the pay increases recently recommended by the President (excluding any for Members), and for other purposes.


Mar 23, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 23, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Kolbe

Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district


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3/23/1989--Introduced.Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1983 to prohibit a Member of Congress from accepting honoraria and payment of travel expenses in connection with a speech or appearance if the payment ... Read more >

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Mar 23, 1989

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989

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