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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Mar 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 3, 2016
Sep 21, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Dec 12, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2595.
H.R. 4712 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 4712 — 114th Congress: Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4712
“H.R. 4712 — 114th Congress: Strengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. February 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr4712>
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