H.R.698 - To repeal the requirement relating to specific statutory authorization for increases in judicial salaries, to provide for automatic annual increases for judicial salaries, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1] (Introduced 02/10/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/25/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property.|
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Summary: H.R.698 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/10/1999)
Repeals a Federal provision limiting salary increases for Federal judges or Supreme Court Justices to those specifically authorized by Act of Congress.
Amends the Federal judicial code to make the cost of living adjustments in judicial salaries effective in the first pay period beginning on or after January 1 each year (currently, such adjustments are triggered by General Schedule adjustments). Prohibits the percentage adjustment taking effect in a calendar year, in any salary rate, from exceeding that adjustment taking effect in such year under General Schedule pay rate provisions.