H.R. 335 (112th): To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jan 19, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 335

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 19, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress.

1.

Reduction in pay for Members of Congress

(a)

Reduction

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the annual rate of pay for each Member of Congress shall be as follows:

(1)

For pay periods during the period beginning October 1, 2011, and ending December 31, 2012, the applicable rate in effect as of the date of the enactment of this Act.

(2)

For pay periods occurring during 2013, the applicable rate during the period described in paragraph (1) reduced by 10 percent, rounded to the nearest multiple of $100 (or, if midway between multiples of $100, to the next higher multiple of $100).

(3)

For subsequent pay periods, the applicable rate during 2013, subject to adjustment under paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31(2)).

(b)

Member of Congress defined

For purposes of this Act, the term Member of Congress means an individual serving in a position under subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31).