S 148

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 148

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

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 25 (legislative day, January 5), 2011

Mr. VITTER (for himself, Mr. GRASSLEY, Mr. ENSIGN, Mr. BURR, Mr. JOHANNS, and Mr. ENZI) 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    (a) In General- Paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31) is repealed.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 shall take effect on December 31, 2012.

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