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- 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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5945 — 97th Congress: Congressional Pay and Benefits Commission Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5945
“H.R. 5945 — 97th Congress: Congressional Pay and Benefits Commission Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5945>
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