H.R. 3757: Stop Pay for Members Act

To provide that Members of Congress shall be paid last whenever the Treasury is unable to satisfy the obligations of the United States Government in a timely manner because the public debt limit has been reached.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Oct 16, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Oct 16, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on October 16, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Jim Cooper

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Oct 16, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3757 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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