New Cosponsor — Mar 18, 2009
New Cosponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL]
The bill now has 27 cosponsors (27 Democrats).
Mar 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Nevada
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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2009
Length: 4 pages
Passed Senate — Mar 17, 2009
3/6/2009--Introduced.Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress. Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 542”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2009
Last Action: Mar 17, 2009
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