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

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.

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Overview

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:

4% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 3, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 21, 2016
 
Passed House

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4712 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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