H.R. 4807 (97th): A bill to provide that increases in the rate of compensation for Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall not take effect until the start of the Congress following the Congress in which such increases are approved.


Oct 21, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 21, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Lee

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to provide that any adjustment in the rate of pay for Members of Congress proposed during any Congress shall not take effect earlier ... Read more >

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Oct 21, 1981

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4807”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


65 cosponsors (50R, 15D) (show)
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H.R. 5685 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 1982

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