H.R. 1597 (111th): To repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

Introduced:

Mar 18, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim Matheson

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/18/2009--Introduced.Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress. Read more >
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H.R. 343 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

S. 620 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 17, 2009

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History

Introduced
Mar 18, 2009

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24 cosponsors (18D, 6R) (show)
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