H.R. 3799 (112th): Do Your Job Act


Jan 23, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Latham

Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the disbursement of funds for salaries and expenses of the offices of Members and committees of Congress and to hold the salaries of Members of Congress in escrow if Congress does not adopt a concurrent resolution on the budget on or before May 15 of each year, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/23/2012--Introduced.Do Your Job Act - Prohibits the disbursement of funds for salaries and expenses for specified congressional offices and committees, if on or before May 15 of any year Congress ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 23, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3799”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 397 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

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