H.R. 241 (107th): Congressional Pay Integrity and Accountability Act of 2001

107th Congress, 2001–2002. Text as of Jan 20, 2001 (Introduced).

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HR 241 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 241

To eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 20, 2001

Mr. RILEY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Congressional Pay Integrity and Accountability Act of 2001’.

SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF AUTOMATIC PAY ADJUSTMENTS.

    Section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31) is amended to read as follows:

    ‘SEC. 601. (a) Until adjusted under section 225 of the Federal Salary Act of 1967 (2 U.S.C. 351 and following) or other provision of law, the annual rate of pay for--

      ‘(1) each Senator, Member of the House of Representatives, and Delegate to the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico,

      ‘(2) the President pro tempore of the Senate, the majority leader and the minority leader of the Senate, and the majority leader and the minority leader of the House of Representatives, and

      ‘(3) the Speaker of the House of Representatives,

    shall be the rate payable for such position as of the date of enactment of the Congressional Pay Integrity and Accountability Act of 2001.’.