Summary: H.R.5946 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5946. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/23/2018)

Foster Accountability, Integrity, Trust, and Honor in Congress Act or the FAITH in Congress Act

This bill prohibits Members of Congress from being paid if both chambers of Congress have not: (1) agreed to a budget resolution for the next fiscal year by April 15, or (2) passed each of the regular appropriations bills for the next fiscal year by September 30.

The bill also includes provisions that:

  • eliminate automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress;
  • prohibit funds provided for the official travel expenses of Members of Congress and legislative branch employees from being used for airline accommodations that are not coach-class, with some exceptions;
  • prohibit former Members of Congress and elected officers of Congress from lobbying Congress; and
  • prohibit the House of Representatives from considering legislation that does not have demonstrable bipartisan support.