S. 662 (109th): Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act


Mar 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Susan Collins

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2005
Length: 258 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 22 (same title)
Passed Senate with Changes — Feb 9, 2006

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

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reform the postal laws of the United States.

Summary (CRS)

7/14/2005--Reported to Senate amended.Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act - TitleI - Definitions; Postal ServicesSection101 - Amends federal postal law to add definitions, including the terms postal service, competitive product, market-dominant ... Read more >

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Mar 17, 2005

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Jun 22, 2005
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 662”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (16D, 10R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 2468 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 2, 2004

H.R. 22 (identical)

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Feb 9, 2006

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