H.R.3544 - New Member Transition Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] (Introduced 05/29/1996)|
|Committees:||House - House Oversight|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/29/1996 Referred to the House Committee on House Oversight. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3544 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/29/1996)
New Member Transition Act of 1996 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 to provide that certain allowances, including for postage stamps, stationery, telephone, and telegraph, shall be for the 12-month period beginning December 1. Provides that for a newly elected Member of the House of Representatives for a new Congress: (1) the allowance for the first year of the new Congress shall be available for the period beginning December 1 of the year preceding the beginning of the new Congress, if no challenge to the election has been filed within a specified period; and (2) such Member shall receive on that date one-twelfth the annual salary for a House Member as an allowance or for moving costs.
Requires an incumbent House Member who has not been reelected to vacate the Member's official office space by December 1.