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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prevent the 2013 pay adjustment for Members of Congress and persons holding other offices or positions in the Federal Government from being made.

Actions Overview (2)

01/01/2013 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 287 - 129 (Roll no. 655).(text: CR H7521)
01/01/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
01/02/2013 Senate Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
01/01/2013-6:58pm House Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/01/2013-6:58pm House On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 287 - 129 (Roll no. 655). (text: CR H7521)
01/01/2013-6:31pm House Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7529)
01/01/2013-1:13pm House At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
01/01/2013-12:31pm House DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6726.
01/01/2013-12:31pm House Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7521-7527)
01/01/2013-12:31pm House Mr. Issa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/01/2013 House Referred to House Administration
01/01/2013 House Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
01/01/2013 House Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, 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.
01/01/2013 House Introduced in House

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Oversight and Government Reform01/01/2013 Referred to
House Administration01/01/2013 Referred to
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs01/02/2013 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

  • Federal officials
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Inflation and prices
  • Members of Congress

Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (01/01/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act - Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, as amended by the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (P.L. 112-175), to extend the freeze on adjustments to pay of federal employees and officials, including Members of Congress, through December 31, 2013.

Eliminates the delayed statutory pay adjustment contained in the Resolution that was permitted to take effect with the first applicable pay period beginning after March 27, 2013.