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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.

Passed

The Postal Service Reform Act of 2022
Public Law No: 117-108, signed by President Biden on April 6, 2022
Passed in the House with a 342 - 92 vote, passed in the Senate with a 79 - 19 vote

House bills

Social Security Fairness Act H.R. 82
Status: Introduced January 4, 2021
Co-sponsors: 245 (186 Democrats – 59 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.
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Federal Retirement Fairness Act H.R. 4268
Status: Introduced June 30, 2021
Co-sponsors: 44 (30 Democrats – 14 Republicans)

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that civilian service in a temporary position after December 31, 1988, may be creditable service under the Federal Employees Retirement System, and for other purposes.
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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: 154 (126 Democrats – 28 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.
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House Resolution 47 (H. Res. 47) – Anti-privatization 
Status: Introduced by Reps. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL)
Co-sponsors: 187 (164 Democrats – 23 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.
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House Resolution 119 (H. Res. 119) - Service Standards
Status: Introduced by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)
Co-sponsors: 138 (118 Democrats – 20 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

Social Security Fairness Act S. 1302
Status: Introduced April 22, 2021
Co-sponsors: 39 (33 Democrats – 4 Republicans – 2 Independents)

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

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