H.R. 3343: To Amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to Clarify the Rules Regarding the Determination of the Compensation of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia

H.R. 3343

To Amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to Clarify the Rules Regarding the Determination of the Compensation of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia

Sponsor
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton

Date
November 18, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, November 18, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 3343, a bill to Amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to Clarify the Rules Regarding the Determination of the Compensation of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia, under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on October 28, 2013 by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), and referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by voice vote.

Bill Summary

H.R. 3343 amends the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to cap the salary of D.C.’s Chief Financial Officer at the maximum compensation level for a member of the federal government’s Senior Executive Service.  The current maximum pay for a member of the federal government’s Senior Executive Service is $230,700.[1]  The current maximum pay for the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia is $199,700.   "The salary of the District’s CFO is paid for with local funds raised by the District of Columbia."[2] 

Cost

CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 3343 would have no effect on the federal budget.[1]

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.