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H.J.RES.33: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit a law increasing the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives from taking effect until an election of Representatives has intervened, and to permit a law otherwise varying such compensation to take effect upon enactment.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor John Barrow, D-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 6, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits any law increasing the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives from taking effect until an election of Representatives has intervened.

Repeals the twenty-seventh amendment to the Constitution.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.