H. R. 1181
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 14, 2013
Mr. DeSantis (for himself, Mr. Bera of California, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Amash, and Mr. Pittenger) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To reduce the annual rate of pay of Members of Congress by 8.2 percent.
This Act may be cited as the
Sequestration of Pay for Members of Congress Act of
Reduction in pay for Members of Congress
Reduction in annual rate
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the annual rate of pay for each Member of Congress for pay periods occurring after the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held in November 2014 shall be equal to the applicable rate in effect for the most recent pay period occurring prior to such date, reduced by 8.2 percent.
Member of Congress defined
For purposes of this Act, the term Member of Congress means an individual serving in a position under subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of section 601(a)(1) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 ( 2 U.S.C. 31(1) ).