H. R. 1467
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 10, 2013
Mr. Barber 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 rates of pay of Members of Congress by 20 percent and prohibit further adjustments to such rates.
This Act may be cited as the
Pay Cut for Congress
Reduction in annual rates of pay of members of Congress
Rates of pay
Section 601(a)(1) of the
Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (
2 U.S.C. 31(1)
) is amended by striking
shall be the rate and all that follows and inserting the
shall be equal to the annual rate of pay for such positions
as of the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office
held in November 2014, reduced by 20 percent..
The amendments made by this Act shall take effect on the first day of the first pay period which begins after the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held in November 2014.