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H.R. 111: Semipostal Stamp Clarification Act of 2019

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To amend section 416 of title 39, United States Code, to remove the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue semipostals except as provided for by an Act of Congress, and for other purposes.

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Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 3, 2019

Introduced on Jan 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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U.S. Rep. Castor & U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to stem the gun violence epidemic in America
    — Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL14] on Feb 28, 2019

Congresswoman Beatty Calls on Mitch McConnell to Reconvene Senate to Act on Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] on Aug 7, 2019

Congressman Tim Ryan Urges Mitch McConnell to Bring Back Senate and Pass Gun Reform Legislation
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] on Aug 5, 2019

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Jan 3, 2019

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