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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the payment of death gratuities to the surviving heirs of deceased Members of Congress.

Actions Overview (1)

12/15/2010Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

12/15/2010Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/15/2010Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 12/15/2010
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8]* 12/15/2010
Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5]* 12/15/2010
Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14]* 12/15/2010

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House Administration12/15/2010 Referred to

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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.