To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.
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|#4||Version 1||Bera, Ami (CA), Connolly (VA), Cummings (MD), Van Hollen, Chris (MD), Moran, James (VA), Edwards, Donna (MD), Delaney, John (MD), Loebsack (IA), Bustos, Cheri (IL), Lynch (MA)||Democrat||Severs the pay raise for Members of Congress from the remainder of federal employees, so that only Members of Congress would be affected by the underlying legislation.||Submitted|
|#7||Version 1||Broun (GA)||Republican||Adds a new section to the bill, which would prohibit the federal government from hiring additional employees to any position in the civil service.||Submitted|
|#6||Version 1||Bustos, Cheri (IL)||Democrat||Limits the underlying bill to extend the current pay freeze only to Members of Congress and not federal employees.||Submitted|
|#2||Version 1||Collins, Doug (GA), Messer, Luke (IN)||Republican||Extends the freeze on adjustments to pay of federal employees and officials, including Members of Congress, through December 31, 2014.||Submitted|
|#11||Version 1||Edwards, Donna (MD)||Democrat||Requires the GAO to conduct a study assessing the impact of continued pay freezes, increased pension contributions, and Federal budget cuts on federal employees and on the government’s ability to recruit and retain a competent workforce and maintain oversight over governmental functions.||Submitted|
|#5||Version 1||Jackson Lee (TX)||Democrat||Nullifies the entire bill.||Submitted|
|#1||Version 1||Matheson (UT), Fitzpatrick (PA)||Bi-Partisan||Adds a new section, which extends the pay freeze for Members of Congress until the end of the 113th Congress.||Submitted|
|#8||Version 1||Roby (AL)||Republican||Suspends step increases for federal employees upon enactment of the legislation until after December 31, 2013.||Submitted|
|#10||Version 1||Ruppersberger (MD)||Democrat||Severs the pay raise for Members of Congress from the remainder of federal employees, so that only Members of Congress would be affected by the underlying legislation.||Submitted|
|#3||Version 1||Schrader (OR)||Democrat||SUBSTITUTE Replaces the bill’s text with a five percent pay cut for Members of Congress set to take effect immediately following the next election.||Submitted|
|#9||Version 1||Van Hollen, Chris (MD), Slaughter (NY)||Democrat||Replaces the entire sequester for 2013—which would cause deep cuts to domestic priorities and defense—with savings from specific policies that reflect a balanced approach to deficit reduction. Protects our most vulnerable citizens, asks those earning over $1 million per year to contribute more, eliminates agriculture direct payments, and cuts subsidies for large oil companies.||Submitted|
Rule Information for H.R. 273
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 66:
ADOPTED by record vote of 227-192, after agreeing to the question of consideration by voice vote and agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 229-194, on Thursday, February 14, 2013.
1. Closed rule.
2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.
6. Provides one motion to recommit.
7. Section 2 provides that during any recess or adjournment of not more than three days, if in the opinion of the Speaker the public interest so warrants, then the Speaker or his designee, after consultation with the Minority Leader, may reconvene the House at a time other than that previously appointed, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution, and notify Members accordingly.
8. Section 3 provides that it shall be in order at any time throughout the legislative day of February 15, 2013, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, as though under clause 1 of rule XV, relating to a measure condemning the government of North Korea and its February 12, 2013 test of a nuclear device.
9. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day during the period from February 16, 2013 through February 22, 2013 the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved ant the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time, within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution.
10. Section 5 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4.