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H.R. 3215 (113th): Shutdown Pay for Members of Congress Act of 2013

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To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to suspend the salary of Members of Congress and deem Members of Congress as "non-essential" employees during a government shutdown.

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Sponsor and status

Pete Gallego

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Sep 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Sep 28, 2013

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H.R. 3215 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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