H. R. 167
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 4, 2013
Mr. Buchanan 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 provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be adjusted under section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 in the year following any fiscal year in which outlays of the United States exceeded receipts of the United States.
Amendments to the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946
Section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
An adjustment in rates of pay may be made under this paragraph in a year only if the aggregate outlays of the United States during the last completed fiscal year did not exceed the aggregate receipts of the United States during such fiscal year, as determined by the Congressional Budget Office.
Section 601(a)(2)(A) of such Act is amended by striking
Subject to subparagraph (B), and inserting
subparagraphs (B) and (C),.