H.R. 981 (112th): To allow Members of Congress to decline certain retirement benefits and contributions by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.


Mar 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Nugent

Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Read CRS Summary >


Mar 9, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5951 (Related)
To amend title 5, United States Code, to restore to Members of the House ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2012

H.R. 3774 (Related)
Citizen Legislator Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 2012

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source


Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: