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Introduced in House (01/05/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 342


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2017

Ms. Sinema (for herself, Mr. McCaul, Mrs. Bustos, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Ruiz, and Mr. Sanford) 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “No Raise for Congress Act”.

SEC. 2. 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(a) In General.—Paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501) is repealed.

(b) Technical and conforming amendments.—Section 601(a)(1) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 4501(1)) 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)” and inserting “adjusted as provided by law”.

(c) Effective date.—This section and the amendments made by this section shall take effect December 31, 2016.