S.2438 - A bill to provide standing and jurisdiction in civil lawsuits to determine the constitutionality of the limitation on the amount of honoraria which Members of Congress may receive.98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Laxalt, Paul D. [R-NV] (Introduced 03/19/1984)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/03/1984 Referred to the Committee on Rules by unanimous consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2438 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/19/1984)
Authorizes any U.S. citizen to bring an action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to determine the constitutionality of specified restrictions on the amount of honoraria which Members of Congress may accept in a calendar year.
Grants such court jurisdiction of all civil actions regarding the constitutionality of such law. Requires that such actions be heard by a three-judge court and that any appeal be taken directly to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Directs the Supreme Court and the district court to expedite such actions.