About the bill
- Full Title
To prohibit the acceptance of honoraria by Members of Congress; to require a recorded vote of approval on any quadrennial pay adjustment for Members; to defer any pay adjustment for Members until the succeeding Congress; and for other purposes.
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Mar 23, 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. 1624”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
14 cosponsors (14R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Ethics Reform Act of 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1624 — 101st Congress: Honest Compensation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr1624
“H.R. 1624 — 101st Congress: Honest Compensation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr1624>
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