H.R.706 - Congressional Pay Reform Act98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tauke, Thomas Joseph [R-IA-2] (Introduced 01/06/1983)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service; Rules|
|Latest Action:||01/06/1983 Referred to House Committee on Rules.|
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Summary: H.R.706 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/1983)
Congressional Pay Reform Act - Amends the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 and the Federal Salary Act of 1967 to specify that pay adjustments for Members of Congress shall become effective on the March 1 following the beginning of the next Congress after the Congress during which such adjustment is approved. Conditions such adjustment on the adoption of a concurrent resolution by each House of Congress. Requires a recorded vote on such resolution to reflect the vote of each Member.
Prohibits any congressional employee from being paid at a rate exceeding the rate payable for Senators and Members of the House of Representatives.
Requires the President to transmit to the Congress, within a specified time period, recommendations for rates of pay of Members of Congress, legislative, and judicial employees.
Prohibits the House of Representatives and the Senate from considering any bill or joint resolution carrying an appropriation for compensation of Members of Congress for any fiscal year if such bill or joint resolution carries an appropriation or a limitation on appropriations for any other purpose.