H.R. 5714: Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

Introduced:

Jul 11, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Jul 12, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 12, 2016.

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2016
Length: 120 pages

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Jul 11, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 12, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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