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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

4/21/1982--Introduced.Omnibus Congressional Compensation Reform Act of 1982 - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to eliminate the annual adjustment in compensation for Members of Congress. Amends the Federal Salary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 21, 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. 6136”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


61 cosponsors (35R, 26D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2407 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 1982

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1982

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