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S. 1444: A bill to repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.


The text of the bill below is as of May 14, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1444

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 14, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Braun, and Mr. Hawley) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

1.

Elimination of automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress

(a)

In general

Paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501) is repealed.

(b)

Technical and conforming amendments

Section 601(a)(1) of such Act is amended—

(1)

by striking (a)(1) and inserting (a);

(2)

by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as paragraphs (1), (2), and (3), respectively; and

(3)

by striking as adjusted by paragraph (2) of this subsection and inserting adjusted as provided by law.

(c)

Effective date

This section and the amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date on which the 117th Congress convenes.