S.3071 - Congressional Pay Freeze Act of 2010

A bill to provide for a freeze on the pay of Members of Congress and appropriations for certain congressional offices until there are sufficient improvements in the national unemployment rate, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to provide for a freeze on the pay of Members of Congress and appropriations for certain congressional offices until there are sufficient improvements in the national unemployment rate, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Congressional Pay Freeze Act of 2010 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Congressional Pay Freeze Act of 2010 - Eliminates annual cost of living adjustments or automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress during any fiscal year, until the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) average of monthly unemployment rates for a quarter decreases for four consecutive quar

Official Summary

Congressional Pay Freeze Act of 2010 - Eliminates annual cost of living adjustments or automatic pay adjustments for Members of Congress during any fiscal year, until the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) average of monthly unemployment rates for a quarter decreases for four consecutive quarters with respect to quarters which begin after the enactment of this Act. Prohibits the amount of appropriations for any office of a Member of Congress, any congressional committee, or any congressional leadership office from exceeding the amount of appropriations for that office or committee in FY2010, until the fiscal year following a report by the Secretary of Labor to Congress that such quarterly unemployment rate decreases have occurred.

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