H.R. 22 (109th): Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on February 9, 2006 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

John McHugh

Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2006
Length: 136 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 6407 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 20, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the postal laws of the United States.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 2005
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 26, 2005
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 9, 2006
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
163 cosponsors (104D, 58R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 26, 2005 9:28 p.m.
Failed 82/345
Jul 26, 2005 9:36 p.m.
Failed 51/379
Jul 26, 2005 9:54 p.m.
Passed 410/20

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 4341 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2004

S. 662 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2005

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