S. 1853 (112th): Postal Service Protection Act of 2011

Introduced:

Nov 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Senator from Vermont
Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 35 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3591 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 7, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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S. 316 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

H.R. 3591 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 7, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1853” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Nov 10, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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