H.R. 1221 (112th): Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2011


Mar 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Spencer Bachus III

Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2012
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To suspend the current compensation packages for the senior executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and establish compensation for such positions in accordance with rates of pay for senior employees in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/17/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2011 - Requires the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to:(1) suspend the compensation packages approved for 2011 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 29, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 15, 2011
Reported by Committee

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 House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1221”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (16R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4476 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 2010

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