H.R. 822 (101st): Congressional Salary Act of 1989

Feb 02, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Tanner
Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district
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This bill was introduced on February 2, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 02, 1989
Referred to Committee Feb 02, 1989
Full Title

To require a recorded vote on pay adjustments for Members of Congress; to defer any pay adjustment for Members until the beginning of the Congress following the one in which it would otherwise occur; and for other purposes.


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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, unless otherwise provided by law.
Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide that the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress shall be the rate payable on the date of enactment of this Act. Requires a record vote on pay increases for Members of Congress. Requires such pay increases to take effect at the beginning of the following Congress. Provides that pay adjustments recommended by the President for Members of Congress in 1989 shall not become effective unless a joint resolution of approval is adopted by a record vote in each House.

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