Text: H.R.102 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 102


To provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be adjusted under section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 in the year following any fiscal year in which outlays of the United States exceeded receipts of the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2019

Mr. Buchanan introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and 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 provide that rates of pay for Members of Congress shall not be adjusted under section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 in the year following any fiscal year in which outlays of the United States exceeded receipts of the United States.

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 Pay Raise for Congress Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946.

(a) In general.—Section 601(a)(2) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(C) An adjustment in rates of pay may be made under this paragraph in a year only if the aggregate outlays of the United States during the last completed fiscal year did not exceed the aggregate receipts of the United States during such fiscal year, as determined by the Congressional Budget Office.”.

(b) Technical amendment.—Section 601(a)(2)(A) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 4501(2)(A)) is amended by striking “Subject to subparagraph (B),” and inserting “Subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C),”.


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