Text: H.R.5416 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 5416 IH
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 5416
To nullify the pay raises provided by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 for
Members of Congress, the Judiciary and  senior government officials, and to
provide that the current method for making annual adjustments in rates of
pay for those officials remain in effect.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 31, 1990
Mr. JACOBS (for himself and Mr. BROWN of Colorado) introduced the following
bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Post Office and Civil
Service, the Judiciary, House Administration, and Ways and Means
A BILL
To nullify the pay raises provided by the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 for
Members of Congress, the Judiciary and   senior government officials, and
to provide that the current method for making annual adjustments in rates
of pay for those officials remain in effect.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. NULLIFICATION OF PAY RAISES.
  (a) NULLIFICATION OF COMPARABILITY ADJUSTMENTS- Effective as of the first
  day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after the date of
  the enactment of this Act, and until adjusted by or under law, the rate
  of pay for each office or position under subparagraphs (A) through (D)
  of section 225(f) of the Federal Salary Act of 1967 (2 U.S.C. 356(A)-(D))
  shall be the rate payable for such office or position as of November 1, 1989.
  (b) REPEAL OF 25 PERCENT INCREASES- Section 703 of the Ethics Reform Act
  of 1989 is repealed.
  (c) CLARIFYING PROVISION- Nothing in this section shall have the effect
  of reducing the pay of any individual whose compensation may not, under
  section 1 of article III of the Constitution of the United States, be
  diminished during such individual's continuance in office.
  (d) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- The last sentence of section 603, and the last
  sentence of section 804(f), of the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 are repealed.
SEC. 2. CONTINUATION OF CURRENT ADJUSTMENT METHOD.
  Section 704 of the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 is repealed.

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