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 in a previous Congress

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


Glenn Poshard
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 24, 1995
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Summary (CRS)
2/24/1995--Introduced.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 ...

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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

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Feb 24, 1995


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