S. 1707 (108th): Providing Our Support to Troops Act of 2003


Oct 2, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Debbie Stabenow

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2003
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

Providing Our Support to Troops Act of 2003 - Allows personal correspondence or certain parcels to be mailed free of postage if such matter is:(1) sent from within an area ... Read more >

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Oct 2, 2003

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1707”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2705 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 10, 2003

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