To direct the employing authority of any officer or employee of the Federal Government who is in contempt of Congress to not pay compensation to the officer or employee while the officer or employee remains in contempt, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2014
Length: 3 pages
Apr 10, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 10, 2014
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H.R. 4447 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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