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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Independent.
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 35 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (7 Democrats)
Nov 10, 2011
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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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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1853. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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