H.R. 740 (101st): Congressional Salary Act of 1989


Jan 31, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph McDade

Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To require a recorded vote on any pay adjustment for Members of Congress.

Summary (CRS)

1/31/1989--Introduced.Congressional Salary Act of 1989 - Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to make the President's recommendation for congressional salaries of an advisory nature only. Amends the Legislative Reorganization ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 31, 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. 740”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1989

H.J.Res. 129 (Related)
Disapproving the increases in executive, legislative, and judicial salaries recommended by the President under ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 7, 1989

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