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.

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

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Mar 18, 1982


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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