H.R.885 - Amending the Rules of the House to limit the availability of appropriations for salaries and expenses of the House to one year and to require certain excess allowance amounts be returned to the Treasury.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
Summary: H.R.885 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/16/1993)
Amends rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives to make it out of order to consider any measure appropriating amounts for salaries and expenses of the House unless such measure prohibits availability of any such amount for obligation after the end of the fiscal year for which such amount is appropriated.
Adds rule LII to require amounts made available to a Member of the House under the Clerk Hire, Official Expenses, and Official Mail Allowances to be used only with respect to the calendar year or session of Congress for which the amounts are made available. Requires any amount remaining after all payments are made under such allowances for the year or session to be submitted to the Treasury to be used for deficit reduction.