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- Full Title
To amend title 39, United States Code, to provide for free mailing privileges for personal correspondence and certain parcels sent from within the United States to members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty abroad who are engaged in military operations involving armed conflict against a hostile foreign force, and for other purposes.
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Jul 10, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2705”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
62 cosponsors (51D, 11R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 2, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2705 — 108th Congress: Providing Our Support to Troops Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2705
“H.R. 2705 — 108th Congress: Providing Our Support to Troops Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2705>
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