To hold the salaries of Members of a House of Congress in escrow if the House of Congress does not pass regular appropriation bills on a timely basis during a Congress, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 29, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jan 29, 2019
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H.R. 857 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 857. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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