To reduce the annual rates of pay for Members of Congress by 20 percent, and to prohibit an adjustment in such rates during a year unless the Federal Government did not run a deficit in the previous fiscal year.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Congressional Pay Adjustment Act''.
SEC. 2. REDUCTION IN ANNUAL RATES OF PAY FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
(a) Reduction.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the annual rate of pay for each Member of Congress shall be equal to-- (1) for pay periods occurring during 2015, the applicable rate in effect for pay periods occurring during 2013 reduced by 20 percent, rounded to the nearest multiple of $100 (or, if midway between multiples of $100, to the next higher multiple of $100); and (2) for subsequent pay periods, the applicable rate during 2013, subject to adjustment under paragraph (2) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31(2)). (b) Member of Congress Defined.--For purposes of this Act, the term ``Member of Congress'' means an individual serving in a position under subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 31).
SEC. 3. PROHIBITING ADJUSTMENTS IN MEMBER PAY UNLESS FEDERAL BUDGET IS BALANCED.
(a) Restrictions on Adjustments.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no adjustment shall be made under section 601(a) of the...