H.R. 273 - To Eliminate the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees.

Government operations and politics. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on February 15, 2013 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on February 15, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

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To Eliminate the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees.

H.R. 273 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees. (by CRS)
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Title
To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.
Other Titles
  • To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.
Sponsor
Ron DeSantis
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Federal officials
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Inflation and prices
  • Members of Congress
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Major Actions
Introduced1/15/2013
Referred to Committee
Passed House2/15/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedHouseH.R. 273 (113th): To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.2/15/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/15/2013
1/15/2013Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
1/15/2013Introduced in House
2/13/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 66 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 273 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Section 2 of the resolution provides that during any recess or adjournment of not more than three days, the Speaker or his designee 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. Section 3 of the resolution authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 15, 2013, relating to a measure condemning the government of North Korea and its February 12, 2013 test of a nuclear device. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day from February 16, 2013 through February 22, 2013: (a) the Journal
2/14/2013Rule H. Res. 66 passed House.
2/15/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 66.
2/15/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 273 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. Section 2 of the resolution provides that during any recess or adjournment of not more than three days, the Speaker or his designee 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. Section 3 of the resolution authorizes the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 15, 2013, relating to a measure condemning the government of North Korea and its February 12, 2013 test of a nuclear device. Section 4 provides that on any legislative day from February 16, 2013 through February 22, 2013: (a) the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; (b) the Chair may adjourn the House to meet at a date and time within the limits of clause 4, section 5, article I of the Constitution. Section 5 authorizes the Speaker to appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 4 as though under clause 8(a) of rule I.
2/15/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 273.
2/15/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2/15/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 273, the Chair put the question on adoption of the bill and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Issa demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of H.R. 273 until later in the legislative day.
2/15/2013Considered as unfinished business.
2/15/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage2/15/2013H.R. 273 (113th): To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.
2/25/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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Average contributions given to John A. Boehner from interest groups that…

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Building trades unions$0$0
Civil service & government unions$0$0
Federal employees unions$0$0
Manufacturing unions$0$0
Other commercial unions$0$0
Police & firefighters unions & associations$0$0
State & local govt employee unions$0$0
US Postal Service unions & associations$0$0
Women's issues$0$0
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4 Organizations Supported and 31 Opposed; See Which Ones

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To Eliminate the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees.: H.R. 273 (113th): To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees.

4 organizations supported this bill

Americans for Tax Reform
Cost of Government Center & Americans for Tax Reform (2013, February 14). COGC & ATR Encourage Support For Federal Employee Pay Freeze. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Cost of Government Center.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
CEI (2013). Pro-Worker Legislation. Retrieved March 31, 2013, from WorkplaceChoice.org.
Cost of Government Center
Cost of Government Center & Americans for Tax Reform (2013, February 14). COGC & ATR Encourage Support For Federal Employee Pay Freeze. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from Cost of Government Center.
National Taxpayers Union
National Taxpayers Union (2013, February 14). NTU urges all Representatives to vote “YES” on H.R. 273. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from National Taxpayers Union.

31 organizations opposed this bill

American Federation of Government Employees
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
American Foreign Service Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
American Postal Workers Union
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Federal Aviation Administration Managers Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Federal Managers Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Federally Employed Women
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
International Association of Fire Fighters
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL ENGINEERS AFL-CIO & CLC & Junemann, Gregory J. (2013, February 12). Dear Representative:. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL ENGINEERS AFL-CIO & CLC.
Laborers' International Union of North America
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Federal Veterinarians
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Government Employees
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Letter Carriers
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Postal Supervisors
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Association of Postmasters of the United States
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Council of Social Security Management Associations
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Federation of Federal Employees
National Federation of Federal Employees (2013, January 18). Congress to Vote Next Week on Bill Extending Federal Pay Freeze Through 2013 . Retrieved March 7, 2013, from National Federation of Federal Employees.
National League of Postmasters
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Postal Mail Handlers Union
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Treasury Employees Union
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
National Weather Service Employees Organization
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Organization of Professional Employees of the USDA
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Patent Office Professional Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Professional Managers Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.
Senior Executives Association
FEDERAL-POSTAL COALITION (2013, February 11). Federal-Postal Coalition - Dear Representative,. Retrieved March 7, 2013, from http://www.faama.org/2013/02/12/letter-to-congress-from-the-federal-postal-coalition-regarding-the-extension-of-the-federal-pay-freeze/.

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Republican/Conservative$263,928
Fiscal & tax policy$2,600

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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Building trades unions$20,000
Air transport unions$15,000
Police & firefighters unions & associations$5,000
US Postal Service unions & associations$2,500
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Manufacturing unions$0
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