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Introduced in Senate (05/14/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1444


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 14, 2019

Mr. Scott of Florida (for himself, Mr. Braun, and Mr. Hawley) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


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(a) In general.—Paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501) is repealed.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 “adjusted as provided by law”.

(c) Effective date.—This section and the amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date on which the 117th Congress convenes.


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