S.Con.Res. 135 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to the number of digits which should be used as zip codes or other codes used for mail delivery.


Nov 19, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 19, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Roger Jepsen

Senator from Iowa


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States Postal Service should not increase the number of digits of the zip code until: (1) the Service and the Congress have ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 19, 1980

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This is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 135”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Con.Res. 446 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 2, 1980

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