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H.R. 1204: District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Salary Home Rule Act

To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to permit the District of Columbia to establish the rate of pay of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Feb 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Failed Under Suspension on Sep 29, 2021

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote on September 29, 2021 under a fast-track procedure called "suspension." It may or may not get another vote.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Norton Highlights Her Free & Equal D.C. Series of Bills
    — Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC] (Sponsor) on Feb 14, 2022

Heres how the lawmakers who represent Centre County in Congress voted Sept. 24-30
    — Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA12] on Oct 5, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, september 28, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 28, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 1204 will be negligible.


Feb 22, 2021

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Jun 29, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Jul 23, 2021
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 29, 2021
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Oct 1, 2021
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Passed House (Senate next)

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1204 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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