H.R.819 - Government Shutdown Fairness Act

To prohibit Members of Congress and the President from receiving pay during Government shutdowns. view all titles (3)

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  • Popular: Government Shutdown Fairness Act as introduced.
  • Official: To prohibit Members of Congress and the President from receiving pay during Government shutdowns. as introduced.
  • Short: Government Shutdown Fairness Act as introduced.

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02/18/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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James Moran

D-VA

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Government Shutdown Fairness Act - Prohibits Members of Congress and the President from receiving basic pay for any period in which: (1) there is more than a 24-hour lapse in appropriations for any federal agency or department as a result of a failure to enact a regular appropriations bill

Official Summary

Government Shutdown Fairness Act - Prohibits Members of Congress and the President from receiving basic pay for any period in which:
(1) there is more than a 24-hour lapse in appropriations for any federal agency or department as a result of a failure to enact a regular appropriations bill or continuing resolution, or
(2) the federal government is unable to make payments or meet obligations because the public debt limit has been reached.

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