H.R. 174: No Budget, No Pay Act

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Robert Wittman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that the salaries of Members of a House of Congress will be held in escrow if that House has not agreed to a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016 by April 15, 2015.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Getting Democrats and Republicans to agree on budgets was difficult even during the most harmonious of times. But it has proven particularly challenging since 2011, when Congress and the White House have been controlled by opposing parties. At times it seems that nothing can get the two sides to come together to resolve their spending differences, with vicious disagreements on ...

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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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