H.R. 3835 (112th): To extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and Federal employees.

Jan 27, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Passed House)
Sean Duffy
Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated
Feb 02, 2012
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 2079 (identical)

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Last Action: Feb 09, 2012


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 1, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Jan 27, 2012
Referred to Committee Jan 27, 2012
Passed House Feb 01, 2012

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Feb 01, 2012 7:13 p.m.
Passed 309/117

4 cosponsors (4R) (show)

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2/1/2012--Passed House without amendment.
Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (P.L. 111-242) to extend through December 31, 2013, the freeze on any cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to the pay of certain federal civilian employees (thus extends such freeze from two to three calendar years).
Extends through such date the prohibition against receipt by a senior executive or senior-level employee of any increase in the rate of basic pay absent a change of position that results in a substantial increase in responsibility or a promotion.
Applies the pay limit freeze to Members of Congress.
Declares that no statutory COLA for a legislative branch employee which would otherwise take effect during the period beginning on enactment of this Act and ending on December 31, 2013, shall be made.

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