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Short Titles as Introduced

Honest Compensation Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the acceptance of honoraria by Members of Congress; to require a recorded vote of approval on any quadrennial pay adjustment for Members; to defer any pay adjustment for Members until the succeeding Congress; and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/23/1989Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
11/30/1989See H.R.3660.
04/10/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Personnel and Police.
Action By: Committee on House Administration
03/23/1989Referred to the House Committee on Rules.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/1989Referred to the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/1989Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (14)


Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Administration03/23/1989 Referred to
House Administration Subcommittee on Personnel and Police04/10/1989 Referred to
House Post Office and Civil Service03/23/1989 Referred to
House Rules03/23/1989 Referred to

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Subjects (8)


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Introduced in House (03/23/1989)

Honest Compensation Act - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1983 to prohibit Members of Congress from accepting honoraria after December 31, 1990.

Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 to defer pay adjustments for Members until the beginning of the next Congress.

Amends the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to prohibit the recommendations of the President with respect to congressional salaries from taking effect unless a joint resolution of approval is passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate by a recorded vote.

Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit the personal use of campaign funds by congressional candidates.