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 (Referred to Committee)
James “Jim” Kolbe
Representative for Arizona's 5th 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 23, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 23, 1989
Referred to Committee Mar 23, 1989

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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 is for a stay by the Member for more than four consecutive days.
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the personal use of campaign funds by congressional candidates.
Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to prohibit the recommendations of the President with respect to congressional salaries from taking effect unless a joint resolution of approval is passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate by a recorded vote.
Provides for a pay increase for Federal officials and judges beginning on or after January 1, 1990.

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