To reform the postal laws of the United States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2002
Length: 121 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced on June 20, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Jun 20, 2002
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May 12, 2004
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4341 (108th).
Feb 9, 2006
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 22 (109th).
H.R. 4970 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4970. This is the one from the 107th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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