H.R. 1053 (104th): To prohibit Members of the House of Representatives from using official funds for the production or mailing of newsletters, to reduce by 50 percent the amount which may be made available for the Official Mail Allowance of any such Member, and for other purposes.

Feb 24, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Glenn Poshard
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district
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Feb 24, 1995
3 pages
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H.R. 730 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Feb 12, 1997


This bill was introduced on February 24, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 24, 1995
Referred to Committee Feb 24, 1995

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Prohibits a Member of the House of Representatives from using any official funds for the production or mailing of a newsletter.
Amends the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991 to change the Official Mail Allowance for Members of the House of Representatives to not more than the product of:
(1) one and one-half times the single-piece rate applicable to first class mail (currently, three times such rate); and
(2) the number of addresses in the congressional district.
Requires any unobligated funds remaining in the Official Mail Allowance of a Member of the House at the end of a session of Congress to be deposited into the general fund of the Treasury and applied toward the reduction of the Federal budget deficit.

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