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HR 3835 - Extends Pay Freeze for Congress and Non-Military Federal Workers - Key Vote

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Sam Graves voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (309-117) - (Key vote)

Title: Extends Pay Freeze for Congress and Non-Military Federal Workers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the pay freeze for members of Congress and non-military federal workers from December 31, 2012, to December 31, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any statutory pay adjustment from taking effect until December 31, 2013 (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any cost-of-living adjustment from taking effect until December 31, 2013 (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that members of Congress are included in the pay freeze, whereas existing law did not include members of Congress (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Extends Pay Freeze for Congress and Non-Military Federal Workers

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