H.R. 150: Congressional Pay Reduction Act

Introduced:
Jan 03, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Jan 03, 2013
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted
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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 3, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced
Jan 03, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Kevin Yoder
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 03, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1467 (Related)
Pay Cut for Congress Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 10, 2013

 
Full Title

To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to reduce the rates of pay of Members of Congress by 5 percent and eliminate future cost-of-living adjustments in such rates of pay.

Summary

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Prognosis

9% chance of getting past committee.
2% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committees

House House Administration

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/3/2013--Introduced.
Congressional Pay Reduction Act - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to: (1) eliminate automatic cost of living adjustments for Members of Congress, and (2) reduce Members' annual rate of pay to 95% of the annual rate for the most recent pay period preceding the regularly scheduled federal general election held in November 2014.

House Republican Conference Summary

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