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

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
Introduced:

Jan 31, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org 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

History

Jan 31, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 16, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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