S. 317 (111th): A bill to repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.


Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold
Senator from Wisconsin


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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Length: 2 pages

See Instead:

S. 542 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 9, 2009

S. 620 (same title)
Passed Senate — Mar 17, 2009

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/26/2009--Introduced.Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

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Related Bills

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S. 252 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 10, 2007

S. 542 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 2009

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Jan 26, 2009


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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