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H.Con.Res. 56: Expressing the sense of Congress that Members of Congress, the President, and the Vice President should donate their salaries to the Treasury for reducing the national... Read More

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This resolution was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress that Members of Congress, the President, and the Vice President should donate their salaries to the Treasury for reducing the national debt if members of the Armed Forces do not receive pay or allowances because of a shutdown of the Federal Government or because the Government is unable to fund such pay and allowances because the public debt limit has been reached.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that if during any period of a fiscal year interim or full-year appropriations for the personnel accounts of the Armed Forces have not been enacted, or the Federal Government is unable to make payments from such accounts because the public debt limit under section 3101 of title 31, United States Code, has been reached, Members of Congress, the President, and the Vice President should donate any salary received for that period to the Treasury for purposes of reducing the national debt. <all>

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Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 56: Expressing the sense of Congress that Members of Congress, the President, and the Vice President should donate their salaries to the Treasury for reducing the national debt if members of the Armed Forces do not receive pay or allowances because of a shutdown of the Federal Government or because the Government is unable to fund such pay and allowances because the public debt limit has been reached.

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