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

Mar 23, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jon Kyl
Representative for Arizona's 4th 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
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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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 pay adjustments for Members until the beginning of the next Congress. 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.
Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the personal use of campaign funds by congressional candidates.

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