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Priority Congressional Bills and Resolutions

 

NALC Priority Congressional Bills and Resolutions

Below are bills of note for NALC that have been introduced in the 117th Congress. This page will be updated regularly as bills are introduced.

House Bills

USPS Fairness Act - H.R. 695 
Status: Introduced February 2, 2021 by Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Tom Reed (R-NY), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Collin Allred (D-TX)
Co-sponsors: 266 (216 Democrats – 50 Republicans)

To repeal the requirement that the United States Postal Service prepay future retirement benefits.

Social Security Fairness Act - H.R. 82
Status: Introduced January 4, 2021
Co-sponsors: 138 (101 Democrats – 37 Republicans)

To repeal provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government.

House Resolutions

House Resolution 109 (H. Res. 109) – Door Delivery 
Status: Introduced by Reps. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and David Joyce (R-OH)
Co-sponsors: 118 (96 Democrats – 22 Republicans)

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.

House Resolution 47 (H. Res. 47) – Anti-privatization 
Status: Introduced by Reps. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL)
Co-sponsors: 145 (129 Democrats – 16 Republicans)

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.

House Resolution 114 (H. Res. 114) - Six-Day Delivery
Status: Introduced by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA)
Co-sponsors: 103 (59 Democrats – 44 Republicans)

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service.

House Resolution 119 (H. Res. 119) - Service Standards
Status: Introduced by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)
Co-sponsors: 84 (71 Democrats – 13 Republicans)

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012.

 

Senate Bills

USPS Fairness Act S. 145
Status: Introduced by Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) and Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Co-sponsors: 10 (5 Democrats – 5 Republicans)

To repeal the requirement that the United States Postal Service prepay future retirement benefits.

 

Senate Resolutions

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