H.R. 143 (113th): Lead By Example Act


Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Scott” Rigell

Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that matching contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund for Members of Congress be made contingent on Congress completing action on a concurrent resolution on the budget, for the fiscal year involved, which reduces the deficit, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/3/2013--Introduced.Lead By Example Act - Prohibits matching contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund for Members of Congress: (1) for any pay period beginning before the date on which Congress completes ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 3, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 143”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1168 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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