H.R. 5887 (97th): Congressional Salary Act of 1982


Mar 18, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Millicent Fenwick

Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be subject to adjustment under the Federal Salary Act of 1967 or subject to any other automatic adjustment, and to provide that any bill or resolution, and any amendment to any bill or resolution, which would increase Members' pay may be adopted only by a recorded vote.

Summary (CRS)

3/18/1982--Introduced.Congressional Salary Act of 1982 - Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to make any recommendations of the President relating to the salaries of Members of Congress, Delegates to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 1982

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5887”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 7820 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1980

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