S. 1789 (112th): 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012

Introduced:

Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on April 25, 2012 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2012
Length: 192 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve, sustain, and transform the United States Postal Service.

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History

Nov 2, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 2011
 
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.

Mar 27, 2012
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Apr 25, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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

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