S. 2079 (112th): A bill to extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and Federal employees.


Feb 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dean Heller

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2012--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 7, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 9, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2079”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



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

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. 3835 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 1, 2012

H.R. 3630 (Related)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 22, 2012

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