H.R. 6526 (111th): To prohibit the payment of death gratuities to the surviving heirs of deceased Members of Congress.

Dec 15, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Bill Posey
Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district
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Dec 15, 2010
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H.R. 3127 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Oct 06, 2011


This bill was introduced on December 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 15, 2010
Referred to Committee Dec 15, 2010

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Prohibits payments from the applicable accounts of the House of Representatives, the contingent fund of the Senate, or any other appropriated funds for a death gratuity payment to the widow, widower, or heirs-at-law of any Member of Congress who dies after the commencement of a Congress to which the Member has been elected.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or affect the payment to any individual of any unpaid balance or salary or other sums due to such a Member.

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