A bill to rescind the tax benefits enacted for Members of Congress during 1981, to amend the Rules of the House of Representatives to restore the former limitations on outside earned income, and to establish a commission to review and make recommendations regarding the pay and benefits of Members of Congress.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 24, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 24, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district
Mar 24, 1982
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H.R. 5945 (97th) was a 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.
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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