S.2637 - A bill to ensure that the compensation and other emoluments attached to the office of Secretary of State are those which were in effect January 1, 1977.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Ribicoff, Abraham A. [D-CT] (Introduced 05/01/1980)|
|Latest Action:||05/03/1980 Public Law 96-241. (PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2637 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/01/1980)
Reduces the compensation and other emoluments of the office of Secretary of State to the level of compensation and emoluments in effect on January 1, 1977. Requires that such level of compensation and emoluments be maintained until the earlier of noon of January 3, 1983, or the date on which the first individual appointed to the office of Secretary of State after enactment of this Act ceases to hold that office.
Authorizes any person aggrieved by an action of the first Secretary of State appointed after enactment of this Act to bring an action in any U.S. district court to contest the constitutionality of the appointment of such Secretary. Directs any judge designated to hear such an action to give such action expedited consideration.