New Cosponsor — Jun 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. John Walsh [D-MT, 2014-2014]
The bill now has 31 cosponsors (31 Democrats).
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Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 35 pages
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.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1853 (112th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 316 — 113th Congress: Postal Service Protection Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s316
“S. 316 — 113th Congress: Postal Service Protection Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s316>
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