To restore the financial solvency and improve the governance of the United States Postal Service in order to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016
Length: 122 pages
Jul 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 2016
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Jul 12, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 5, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Mar 16, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 756 (115th).
H.R. 5714 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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