Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Actby Representative Darrell E. Issa
Posted on 2013-01-01
ISSA. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill
(H.R. 6726) to prevent the 2013 pay adjustment for Members of Congress
and persons holding other offices or positions in the Federal
Government from being made.
The Clerk read the title of the bill.
The text of the bill is as follows: H.R. 6726 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Congressional Pay Freeze and Fiscal Responsibility Act''.
SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF 2013 PAY ADJUSTMENT.
(a) In General.--Section 147 of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, as amended by section 114(a) of the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112- 175; 5 U.S.C. 5303 note), is amended-- (1) in subsection (b)(1), by striking the matter after ``ending on'' and before ``shall be made'' and inserting ``December 31, 2013,''; and (2) in subsection (c), by striking the matter after ``ending on'' and before ``no senior executive'' and inserting ``December 31, 2013,''.
(b) Elimination of Delayed Adjustment.--Section 114(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 is repealed.
The SPEAKER pro tempore. Pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from California (Mr. Issa) and the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Connolly) each will control 20 minutes.
The Chair recognizes the gentleman from California.