New Cosponsor — Sep 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Deborah Halvorson [D-IL11, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 34 cosponsors (26 Democrats, 8 Republicans).
Mar 2, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arizona's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2010
Length: 2 pages
To provide for a 5 percent reduction in the rates of basic pay for Members of Congress.
3/2/2010--Introduced.Taking Responsibility For Congressional Pay Act - Reduces the rate of basic pay for each Member of Congress by 5%, rounded to the nearest multiple of $100 (or, if midway ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4720 — 111th Congress: Taking Responsibility For Congressional Pay Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4720
“H.R. 4720 — 111th Congress: Taking Responsibility For Congressional Pay Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4720>
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