H.R. 215 (111th): Congressional Pay Reform Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Wilson

Representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be subject to automatic adjustment; and to provide that any bill or resolution, and any amendment to any bill or resolution, which would increase Members' pay may be adopted only by a recorded vote.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Congressional Pay Reform Act of 2009 - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress. Requires the annual rate of pay for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 2009

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


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 187 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

H.R. 5146 (Related)
To provide that Members of Congress shall not receive a cost of living adjustment ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 14, 2010

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