H.R. 12143 (94th): A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to require the U.S. Postal Service to make certain considerations prior to the closing of third- and fourth-class post offices.


Feb 26, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Jenrette Jr.
Representative for South Carolina's 6th congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 14037 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 26, 1976

H.R. 12994 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 2, 1976

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Summary (CRS)
2/26/1976--Introduced.Requires the United States Postal Service to consider specified factors in determining the need for an existing third- or fourth-class post office. Sets guidelines relating to with determinations.

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H.R. 14037 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 1976

H.R. 12994 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1976

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Feb 26, 1976


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