S. 1507 (111th): Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Funding Reform Act of 2009


Jul 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Carper

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2010
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to reform Postal Service retiree health benefits funding, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/9/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Funding Reform Act of 2009 - Requires government contributions for health benefits for United States Postal Service (USPS) annuitants to be paid ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 23, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1507”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1I, 1D) (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.

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