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H.R. 3076 (117th): Postal Service Reform Act of 2022

To provide stability to and enhance the services of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2022
Length: 27 pages
May 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 6, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 6, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-108

102 Cosponsors (58 Democrats, 44 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 3076 – Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (Feb 7, 2022)

What legislators are saying

U.S. Rep. Lawrence, 30-Year USPS Veteran, Joins President Biden at White House for Signing of Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 into Law
    — Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI14, 2015-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 6, 2022

Butterfield Applauds President Biden Signing the Bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act Into Law
    — Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1, 2004-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 6, 2022

BREAKING: As Senate Dems Delay Action for Ukraine, Ernst Pushes Amendment to Provide Immediate Lethal Aid to the Nation Fighting For Survival
    — Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] on Mar 3, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

United Postmasters and Managers of America February 1, 2022
R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3076 will save $759 million through 2031.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1720: Postal Service Reform Act of 2021

Introduced on May 19, 2021. 61% incorporated. (compare text)


May 11, 2021

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May 13, 2021
Ordered Reported

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Feb 3, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Feb 8, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Feb 14, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Unknown Status (rhuc).

Feb 15, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Placed on Calendar in the Senate 2.

Mar 8, 2022
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Apr 6, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3076 (117th) 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. 3076. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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