To reduce the rate of pay for Members of Congress by 10 percent and to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Feb 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 23, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 398 (113th).
Feb 3, 2015
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Mar 29, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1786.
H.R. 688 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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