H.R. 1718 (113th): United States Postal Service Shipping Equity Act


Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, and title 39, United States Code, to provide the United States Postal Service the authority to mail wine and beer, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/24/2013--Introduced.United States Postal Service Shipping Equity Act - Authorizes the mailing of wine or malt beverages by licensed wineries or breweries in accordance with the law of the state, territory, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 24, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1718”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3412 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2015

S. 316 (Related)
Postal Service Protection Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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