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

Introduced:
Feb 02, 1989 (101st Congress, 1989–1990)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Tanner
Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 3660 (Related)
Ethics Reform Act of 1989

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 ...

Signed by the President
Feb 07, 1989

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 2, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
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.

Summary

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Cosponsors
none
Committees

House House Administration

House Post Office and Civil Service

House Rules

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/2/1989--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, 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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