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

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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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



Mar 18, 1982

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H.R. 5887 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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