H.R. 2653 (112th): Stop Pay for Members Act

Introduced:

Jul 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim Cooper
Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that Members of Congress shall be paid last whenever the Treasury is unable to liquidate the obligations of the United States Government in a timely manner because the public debt limit has been reached.

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H.R. 1884 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2013

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History

Introduced
Jul 26, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
38 cosponsors (29D, 9R) (show)
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