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H.R. 273 (113th): To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.

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Ron DeSantis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 15, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Eliminating the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees (Feb 13, 2013)

What legislators are saying

Rep. DeSantis Federal Pay Freeze Bill Passes House
    — Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 15, 2013

congresswoman Walorski statement on passage of federal pay freeze bill
    — Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 15, 2013

Rep Walberg Votes Against Salary Increase
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] on Feb 15, 2013

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Jan 15, 2013

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Feb 15, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 273 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 273. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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