S. 1142 (113th): Pay Your Bills or Lose Your Pay Act of 2013


Jun 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Boxer
Junior Senator from California


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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit Members of Congress from receiving pay when the Federal Government is unable to make payments or meet obligations because the public debt limit has been reached.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 2335 (Related)
Pay Your Bills or Lose Your Pay Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2013

H.R. 325 (Related)
No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 4, 2013

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The “S.” in “S. 1142” means this is a Senate 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.

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Jun 12, 2013


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