H.R.3053 - New Member Transition Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] (Introduced 11/13/1997)|
|Committees:||House - House Oversight|
|Latest Action:||11/13/1997 Referred to the House Committee on House Oversight. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3053 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/13/1997)
New Member Transition Act of 1997 - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1972 to provide that certain allowances of the House of Representatives, 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: (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.