S.2313: Do Your Job Act

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Sponsor John Walsh, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 8, 2014
Latest Major Action May 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Do Your Job Act - Prohibits either chamber from recessing or standing adjourned, between enactment of this Act and enactment of a concurrent budget resolution setting a deficit level of $0 or a surplus by FY2024, for a period that exceeds 24 hours.

Requires each Member of Congress to submit a budget for the fiscal year for official travel by the Member and the Member's employees to: (1) the Secretary of the Senate for a Senator, and (2) the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representative for a Member of the House.

Rescinds, effective on October 1 of each fiscal year, any unobligated amounts made available for official travel by a Member of Congress or his or her employee during the previous fiscal year. Requires rescinded funds to be used for deficit reduction.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.