A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 35 pages
Nov 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 10, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 13, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 316 (113th).
S. 1853 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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