H.R. 179: Congressional Pay Reduction Act

One congressman is trying to reduce congressional pay and eliminate congressional pensions. Guess how many cosponsors he has.

Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS3) thinks members of Congress make too much money. He introduced two bills last January to reform that. Elected for the first time in 2010 as part of the Tea Party wave, the Republican thinks that reducing federal spending ...

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Overview

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:

Kevin Yoder

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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

H.R. 179 is 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.

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