H.Res. 329 (97th): A resolution amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to decrease the amount of outside earned income which a Member may accept, and for other purposes.

Jan 28, 1982 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Died (Referred to Committee)
David Bowen
Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district
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This resolution was introduced on January 28, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jan 28, 1982
Referred to Committee Jan 28, 1982

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Amends rule XLVII of the Rules of the House of Representatives to: (1) decrease the amount of outside earned income a Member may earn from 30 percent to 15 percent of such Member's aggregate salary; and (2) prohibit a Member from accepting an honorarium of more than $1,000 in value.

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