H.R. 4712: Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act

Introduced:

Mar 3, 2016

Status:

Passed House on Sep 21, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 21, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide for an option under the Secure Mail Initiative under which a person to whom a document is sent under that initiative may require that the United States Postal Service obtain a signature from that person in order to deliver the document, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 3, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 16, 2016
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 21, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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