H.R.3236: Hold Congress Accountable Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about congress
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Sponsor Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced Oct. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Hold Congress Accountable Act - Requires a reduction in the annual rate of pay of a Member of Congress during a government shutdown equal to the product of 1 day's worth of pay under such annual rate and the number of 24-hour periods during which the government shutdown is in effect. Makes such reduction applicable to days occurring after the date of the general election for federal office held in November 2014.

Requires any amount of pay of a Member of Congress in the 113th Congress that is reduced due to a government shutdown to be held in escrow until the last day of the 113th Congress and released for payment to Members at that time.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 2, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Oct. 2, 2013 Referred to House Administration