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H. R. 2249
H. R. 1794
To reduce the annual rate of pay of Members of Congress if a Government shutdown occurs during a year, and for other purposes.
“Where I am very concerned, is in the military testing and military readiness that goes on in northwest Florida,” said Congressman Matt Gaetz – whose First District includes Naval Air Stations Pensacola and Whiting Field and Eglin Air Force Base.
A member of both the House Armed Services and Budget Committee, Gaetz believes the possible shutdown is a symptom of a larger affliction on Capitol Hill when it comes to developing a spending plan.
To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide additional responsibilities for the Register of Copyrights, and for other purposes (Goodlatte R-VA): requires the Register to be nominated by the President of the United States and subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate. It would also limit the Register to a ten year term which is renewable by another Presidential nomination and Senate confirmation.
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an alternative removal for performance or misconduct for Federal employees.
To provide for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business, and for other purposes.
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To require a full audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal reserve banks by the Comptroller General of the United States, and for other purposes.
To provide that silencers be treated the same as long guns.
To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes.