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

Feb 07, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Reported by Committee)
Dean Heller
Senator from Nevada
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Last Updated
Feb 09, 2012
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3835 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 01, 2012

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

Signed by the President
Feb 22, 2012


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

Introduced Feb 07, 2012
Reported by Committee Feb 09, 2012

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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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