H.R. 2879 (113th): Stop Government Abuse Act


Jul 31, 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 August 1, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lynn Jenkins

Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 9, 2013
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide limitations on bonuses for Federal employees during sequestration, to provide for investigative leave requirements for members of the Senior Executive Service, to establish certain procedures for conducting in-person or telephonic interactions by Executive branch employees with individuals, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2013--Passed House without amendment.Stop Government Abuse Act - TitleI - Common Sense In CompensationSection102 - Prohibits the payment of certain discretionary monetary payments or performance awards to federal employees during ... Read more >

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Jul 31, 2013

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Aug 1, 2013
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2879”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Aug 1, 2013 5:49 p.m.
Passed 239/176

Related Bills

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H.Res. 322 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Aug 1, 2013

S. 1378 (Related)
Government Employee Accountability Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2013

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