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 elect to have the United States Postal Service use the Hold for Pickup service or the Signature Confirmation service in delivering the document, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 6 pages
May 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 12, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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S. 1208 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Dec 21, 2017
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Sep 21, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4712 (114th).
May 23, 2017
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Dec 12, 2017
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Dec 21, 2017
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1208 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 2595 (115th).
H.R. 2595 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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