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Salaries of Members of Congress, 1789-2003 - Paul E. Dwyer

Salaries of Members of Congress, 1789-2003

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Congress is required by Article I, Section 6, of the Constitution to determine its own pay. Prior to 1969, Congress did so by enacting stand-alone legislation. From 1789 through 1968, Congress raised its pay 22 times using this procedure. Congressional salaries initially were $1,500. By 1968, they had risen to $30,000. Stand-alone legislation may still be used to raise Member pay, as it was most recently in 1982, 1983, 1989, and 1991, but two other methods are now also available, an automatic annual adjustment procedure and a commission process.

Preface
Salaries of Members of Congress: A List of Payable Rates and Effective Dates, 1789-2003p. 1
Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2003p. 7
Salaries of Members of Congress: Current Procedures and Recent Adjustmentsp. 33
Salaries and Allowances: The Congressp. 67
Indexp. 81
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ISBN: 9781590338964
ISBN-10: 1590338960
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 84
Published: 2003
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.0 x 21.5  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.13