To provide that Members of Congress shall not be paid if Congress has not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget and passed the regular appropriations bills on a timely basis, to eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress, to prohibit the use of funds provided for the official travel expenses of Members of Congress and other officers and employees of the legislative branch for first-class airline accommodations, to establish a lifetime ban on lobbying by former Members of Congress, to prohibit consideration in the House of Representatives of measures lacking demonstrable bipartisan support, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 23, 2018
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 23, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Rosen co-sponsors comprehensive congressional reform bill”
— Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 13, 2018
May 23, 2018
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Sep 17, 2020
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 8305 (116th).
H.R. 5946 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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