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H.R. 6136 (97th): Omnibus Congressional Compensation Reform Act of 1982

A bill to repeal provisions of law providing for salary adjustments for Members of Congress, to assure that Members are not exempt from requirements for justification of income tax deductions, and to provide that legislation increasing Member's compensation, Federal income tax benefits, or limitations on outside earnings is considered separately from other legislation, is adopted only by a recorded vote, and does not take effect until the start of the Congress following the Congress in which approved.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Apr 21, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 21, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Lee

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district



Apr 21, 1982

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H.R. 6136 (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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