H.R. 179: Congressional Pay Reduction 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:

Kevin Yoder

Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to reduce the rates of pay of Members of Congress by 5 percent and eliminate future cost-of-living adjustments in such rates of pay.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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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History

Jan 6, 2015
 
Introduced

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Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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