A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, by strengthening the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Postal Service by authorizing inspection authority and by providing for civil penalties for violations of orders under section 3005 of such title (pertaining to schemes for obtaining money by false representations or lotteries), and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jun 22, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 13, 1982 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.
Senator from Arkansas
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Ordered Reported by Committee
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House with Changes
The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 450 (98th).
S. 1407 (97th) 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.
This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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