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S. 2036 (114th): Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015

About the bill

###Congress says Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac execs don’t deserve pay raises

The average American is not the only ones to lose pay increases. S. 2036, which passed the Senate and is expected to pass the House, caps pay raises for the chief executive officers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Earlier this year the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) authorized new compensation packages for the CEOs of the two government-sponsored enterprises. S. 2036 would suspend the allotted $4 million increase, which could bring total compensation to over $7 million dollars. Instead, this bill’s passing caps each executive's’ total compensation to the prior level: $600,000 a year.

“Giving massive taxpayer-funded pay raises to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [executives] isn’t just out of touch – it’s downright offensive,” said …

Sponsor and status

David Vitter

Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 2 pages
Sep 15, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 25, 2015.

Pub.L. 114-93

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2243: Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Jul 29, 2015. 81% incorporated. (compare text)


Sep 15, 2015

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

Sep 15, 2015
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 16, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 25, 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2036 (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 S. 2036. 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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