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H.R. 756 (115th): Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

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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

Jason Chaffetz

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017
Length: 121 pages
Jan 31, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee
    — Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 16, 2017

NPES Commends Passage of Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill by House Committee
    — Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI14] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 17, 2017

Following Postal Issue in Richmond, DeSaulnier Acts by Amending Postal Reform Bill
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] on Mar 17, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 756 will add $2.1 billion in new spending through 2027.
United Postmasters and Managers of America Protecting and Enhancing Our National Postal System


Jan 31, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017
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H.R. 756 (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. 756. 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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