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H.Res. 47 (117th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.

Sponsor and status

Stephen Lynch

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 13, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 13, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

196 Cosponsors (170 Democrats, 26 Republicans)

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History

Jan 13, 2021
 
Introduced

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

H.Res. 47 (117th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 47. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This simple resolution 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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