HR 1454

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1454

To require the salaries of Members of Congress to be held in escrow if all regular appropriation bills for a fiscal year have not been enacted by the beginning of the fiscal year, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 8, 2011

Mr. HULTGREN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government 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 require the salaries of Members of Congress to be held in escrow if all regular appropriation bills for a fiscal year have not been enacted by the beginning of the fiscal year, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. HOLDING SALARIES OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN ESCROW UPON FAILURE TO ENACT REGULAR APPROPRIATION BILLS FOR FISCAL YEAR.

SEC. 3. REDUCTION IN SALARY UPON FAILURE TO ENACT REGULAR APPROPRIATION BILLS PRIOR TO BEGINNING OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

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