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H.R. 400 (116th): Care Packages for Our Heroes Act of 2019

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To amend title 39 of the United States Code to direct the Postal Regulatory Commission to promulgate regulations to establish rates of postage for packages shipped by priority mail from the United States to a foreign Army Post Office, Fleet Post Office, or Diplomatic Post Office.

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Sponsor and status

Donald Norcross

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


14 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 4 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Norcross Introduces Legislation to Reverse Postal Rate Hike that Penalized Our Troops
    — Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ1] (Sponsor) on Jan 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Operation Yellow Ribbon Operation Yellow Ribbon is an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit who sends thousands of pounds of morale boosting care packages to our brave women and men serving our great country and deployed in harm's way each and every month. Since January 2018, Operation ...


Jan 9, 2019

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H.R. 400 (116th) 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. 400. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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