H.R. 4251 (95th): A bill to eliminate automatic cost-of-living adjustments of salaries of Members of the Congress and certain executive and judicial employees.


Mar 2, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Ammerman
Representative for Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/2/1977--Introduced.Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to repeal automatic cost-of-living adjustments for Members of Congress. Abolishes such adjustments for (1) certain executive and judicial employees and officials, (2) the ...

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Mar 2, 1977


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