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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 134


To repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2013

Mr. Matheson (for himself, Mr. Coble, Mr. McCaul, and Mr. Peters of Michigan) 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 repeal the provision of law that provides automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

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

SECTION 1. Elimination of automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress.

(a) In General.—Paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31) is repealed.

(b) Technical and conforming amendments.—Section 601(a)(1) of such Act is amended—

(1) by striking “(a)(1)” and inserting “(a)”;

(2) by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as paragraphs (1), (2), and (3), respectively; and

(3) by striking “as adjusted by paragraph (2) of this subsection” and inserting “as from time to time adjusted by law”.

(c) Effective Date.—This section shall take effect on December 31, 2014.