H.R. 4036 (112th): Pass a Budget Now Act

Feb 15, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Bill Johnson
Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district
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Feb 15, 2012
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This bill was introduced on February 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 15, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2012
Full Title

To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to impose a daily reduction in the rates of pay for Members of Congress if Congress fails to agree to a concurrent resolution on the budget.


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10 cosponsors (10R) (show)

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Pass a Budget Now Act - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to reduce the rate of pay for a Member of Congress for failure to agree to a concurrent resolution on the budget.
Reduces the rate of pay during each pay period of any year, if there is no agreement by April 15 on a budget resolution for the following fiscal year, by an amount equal to the product of the average daily rate of pay involved and the number of days during the pay period which occur after April 15 and before Congress does reach agreement on a budget resolution.
Requires all unpaid compensation to be used for deficit reduction.

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