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H.R. 2459 (113th): Protect Overnight Delivery Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 20, 2013 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 2459


June 20, 2013

(for herself, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Michaud, Mr. Vargas, Ms. Lee of California, Ms. Hahn, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Titus, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Keating, Mr. Sires, Ms. Esty, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Israel, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Barber, Mr. Pocan, Mr. Walz, Mr. Grimm, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Markey, Mr. Vela, Mr. Huffman, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Clarke, Mr. Payne, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Shea-Porter, Mr. Takano, Mr. DeFazio, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Rush, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Welch, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Ms. Bass, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Nolan, Mr. Cárdenas, Ms. Chu, Ms. Schwartz, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Courtney, Mr. Engel, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Peterson, Ms. Bonamici, and Mr. Veasey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


To reinstate overnight delivery standards for market-dominant products, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protect Overnight Delivery Act .


Market-dominant product service standards

With respect to market-dominant products (as that term is described in subchapter I of chapter 36 of title 39, United States Code)—


the service standards implemented by the United States Postal Service on July 1, 2012, are repealed and shall have no force or effect; and


the Postal Service shall reinstate the service standards that were in effect on December 31, 2011.