H.R. 270 (112th): To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress, to make Federal civilian employees subject to a period of mandatory unpaid leave, to reduce appropriations for salaries and expenses for offices of the legislative branch during fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.


Jan 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Coffman

Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/12/2011--Introduced.Freezes the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress through December 31, 2012, and reduces it by 10% in 2013.Requires the President to subject executive branch employees to two ... Read more >

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Jan 12, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 270”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 1012 (Related)
Savings Start With Us Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2011

H.R. 335 (Related)
To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

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