H.R. 397 (113th): Do Your Job Act

Introduced:

Jan 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom Latham
Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the disbursement of funds for salaries and expenses of the offices of Members and committees of Congress and to hold the salaries of Members of Congress in escrow if Congress does not adopt a concurrent resolution on the budget on or before May 15 of each year, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3799 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

H.R. 372 (Related)
Budget or Bust Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

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History

Introduced
Jan 23, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
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Votes

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