H.R.270 - To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress, to make Federal civilian employees subject to a period of mandatory unpaid leave, to reduce appropriations for salaries and expenses for offices of the legislative branch during fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

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  • Official: To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay for Members of Congress, to make Federal civilian employees subject to a period of mandatory unpaid leave, to reduce appropriations for salaries and expenses for offices of the legislative branch during fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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1/12/2011--Introduced.Freezes the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress through December 31, 2012, and reduces it by 10% in 2013. Requires the President to subject executive branch employees to two weeks of mandatory unpaid leave (or the pro rata equivalent in the case of employees se

Official Summary

1/12/2011--Introduced.Freezes the annual rate of pay for Members of Congress through December 31, 2012, and reduces it by 10% in 2013. Requires the President to subject executive branch employees to two weeks of mandatory unpaid leave (or the pro rata equivalent in the case of employees serving for less than the entire fiscal year) during FY2012. Requires the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to apply such requirement to judicial branch employees. Allows exceptions for reasons of national security or reasons relating to the public health or safety, including effective law enforcement. Limits the aggregate amount which may be appropriated or otherwise made available for FY2012 for allowances and expenses (including salaries) of any legislative branch office, except the U.S. Capitol Police, to 96% of the aggregate amount appropriated or otherwise made available for FY2011 for such allowances and expenses.

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Organizations Opposing H.R.270

  • National Treasury Employees Union
  • International Association of Fire Fighters
  • National Association of FSA County Office Employees
  • International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers
  • American Federation of Government Employees




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