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H.R. 400: 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
Introduced
Jan 9, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jan 9, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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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 ...

History

Jan 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 400 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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