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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for California. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013
Length: 6 pages
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.
Jun 12, 2013
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S. 1142 (113th) was a 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.
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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