H.R.6526 - To prohibit the payment of death gratuities to the surviving heirs of deceased Members of Congress.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-15] (Introduced 12/15/2010)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||12/15/2010 Referred to the House Committee on House Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6526 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/15/2010)
Prohibits payments from the applicable accounts of the House of Representatives, the contingent fund of the Senate, or any other appropriated funds for a death gratuity payment to the widow, widower, or heirs-at-law of any Member of Congress who dies after the commencement of a Congress to which the Member has been elected.
States that nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit or affect the payment to any individual of any unpaid balance or salary or other sums due to such a Member.