S.388 - A bill to prohibit Members of Congress and the President from receiving pay during Government shutdowns.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] (Introduced 02/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/02/2011 Held at the desk.|
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Summary: S.388 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (03/01/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Prohibits Members of Congress and the President from receiving basic pay for any period in which: (1) there is more than a 24-hour lapse in appropriations for any federal agency or department that results from failure to enact a regular appropriations bill or continuing resolution, or (2) the federal government is unable to make payments or meet obligations because the public debt limit has been reached.
Bars such forfeited pay from being paid retroactively.