H.R. 1624 (101st): Honest Compensation Act


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.


Jon Kyl

Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district


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.

Summary (CRS)

3/23/1989--Introduced.Honest Compensation Act - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1983 to prohibit Members of Congress from accepting honoraria after December 31, 1990.Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to defer ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 23, 1989

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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) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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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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