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H.R. 179 (114th): 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 ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Kevin Yoder

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 179 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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