New Cosponsor — Sep 29, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Deborah Halvorson [D-IL11, 2009-2010]
The bill now has 34 cosponsors (26 Democrats, 8 Republicans).
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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 4720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4720>
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