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H.R. 3774 (112th): Citizen Legislator Act of 2012

To reduce the salaries of Members of Congress and the amounts available for the salaries and expenses of offices of Members, committees, and the leadership of Congress by 50 percent, to provide for further reductions in the salaries of Members of Congress to the extent that Congress is in session for more than 60 days during any session of a Congress, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Timothy Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2012
Length: 9 pages

Jan 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jan 17, 2012

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H.R. 3774 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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