US HB1496 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on October 17 2019 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-10-17 - Received in the Senate.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Revises the compensation provided to a President who leaves office after enactment of this bill or such a President's widow or widower. Each such President, excluding a President removed from office through impeachment, shall receive (1) an annuity of $200,000 per year for the remainder of the President's life, and (2) a monetary allowance of $200,000 per year. Such allowance shall be reduced by the amount the President's earned income exceeds $400,000. These monetary amounts are subject to a cost-of-living increase. The widow or widower of each such President shall be entitled to receive $100,000 per year, payable monthly, if such individual waives the right to each other annuity or pension to which the individual is entitled. This amount is subject to a cost-of-living increase.

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Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019



2019-10-17SenateReceived in the Senate.
2019-10-16HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-10-16HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8167-8168)
2019-10-16HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1496.
2019-10-16HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8167-8169)
2019-10-16HouseMr. Rouda moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-03-26HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
2019-03-26HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-03-05HouseReferred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
2019-03-05HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB580 (Same As) 2019-06-27 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 128.


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