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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.
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Mar 24, 1982
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5945”). 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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Urgent Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5945>
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