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Jul 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2011
Length: 3 pages
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.
7/26/2011--Introduced.Stop Pay for Members Act - Prohibits the liquidation of the obligation to pay basic pay of Members of Congress, if the U.S. public debt reaches the public debt limit, ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1884 (113th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2653”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2653 — 112th Congress: Stop Pay for Members Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2653
“H.R. 2653 — 112th Congress: Stop Pay for Members Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2653>
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