About the bill
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 funding for everything from the military to Planned Parenthood.
No Budget, No Pay
The “No Budget, No Pay Act” would change that by hitting Members of Congress where it hurts: their own personal wallets. The legislation would withhold pay from Members of Congress if they fail to pass a budget.
The legislation has been introduced in several different forms so far this session: S. 39 was introduced by Sen. Dean …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2015
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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37 Cosponsors (19 Republicans, 18 Democrats)
Jan 18, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 310 (113th).
Jan 7, 2015
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Mar 29, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1779 (115th).
Jan 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 129 (116th).
H.R. 187 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 187. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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