S. 316 (113th): Postal Service Protection Act of 2013

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Junior Senator from Vermont

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, to eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service prefund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, to place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, to create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (31D) (show)
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Votes

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

Related Bills

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S. 1853 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 2011

H.R. 630 (Related)
Postal Service Protection Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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