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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Mar 3, 2016
Passed House on Sep 21, 2016
This bill passed in the House on September 21, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for California's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 3 pages
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