Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2012
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on December 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Dec 31, 2012
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H.R. 6720 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6720. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To provide that no pay adjustment for Members of Congress shall be made in fiscal year 2013 or 2014, H.R. 6720, 112th Cong. (2012).
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