Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 29, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
5 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of November 26, 2018”
— Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Nov 27, 2018
Sep 17, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 29, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 6838 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6838. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 128 East Carlisle Street in Marion, Kentucky, as the “Ollie M. James Post Office Building”, H.R. 6838, 115th Cong. (2018).
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