H.R. 5945 (97th): Congressional Pay and Benefits Commission Act


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.


Allen Ertel

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/24/1982--Introduced.TitleI - Elimination of Certain Income Tax Benefits and Adjustments on Outside Earned IncomeRescinds any legislation enacted after December 31, 1980, granting Members of Congress an income tax deduction for ... Read more >

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Mar 24, 1982

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H.R. 6685 (Related)
Urgent Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1982

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1982

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