H.R. 6407 (109th): Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act


Dec 7, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-435


Thomas “Tom” Davis III

Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2006
Length: 66 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the postal laws of the United States.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Definitions; Postal ServicesSection101 - Amends federal law provisions concerning the Postal Service to add definitions, including the terms postal service, competitive product, market-dominant product, and rates.Section102 - Removes ... Read more >


Dec 7, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 8, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6407”). 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 (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 22 (Related)
Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Feb 9, 2006

S. 662 (Related)
Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2005

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