Text: H.R.156 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 156

To prevent Members of Congress from receiving any automatic pay adjustment in 2010.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 6, 2009

Mr. Mitchell (for himself, Mr. Paul, Mr. Jones, Mr. Patrick Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Altmire, Mr. Edwards of Texas, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Platts, Mr. Wittman, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Bright, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Shuler, Mr. Space, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Childers, Mr. Foster, Ms. Dahlkemper, Mr. Hill, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Teague, Mr. Adler of New Jersey, Ms. Lummis, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Giffords, Ms. Edwards of Maryland, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Loebsack, Ms. Kosmas, Mr. Carney, Mr. Kissell, Mr. Nye, Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. McCotter, Ms. Kilroy, Mr. Baird, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Kagen, Ms. Tsongas, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Walz, Mr. Latta, Mr. Hodes, Ms. Kirkpatrick of Arizona, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Bartlett, Mr. Coble, Mr. Luetkemeyer, and Mr. Cuellar) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To prevent Members of Congress from receiving any automatic pay adjustment in 2010.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Stop the Congressional Pay Raise Act”.

SEC. 2. NO AUTOMATIC PAY ADJUSTMENT FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN 2010.

For purposes of the provision of law amended by section 704(a)(2)(B) of the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5318 note), no adjustment under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, shall be considered to have taken effect in fiscal year 2010 in the rates of pay under the General Schedule.