H.R.4872 - Ending Special Mail Privileges for Congress Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7] (Introduced 06/17/2014)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/17/2014 Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4872 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/17/2014)
Ending Special Mail Privileges for Congress Act of 2014 - Amends federal postal law to repeal franking privileges for mail transmitted by Members of Congress and congressional officials. Requires the mail to be transmitted as congressional mail.
Replaces requirements and procedures for the use of franked mail with those for congressional mail.
Repeals franked mailing privileges for survivors of Members of Congress.
Requires a former President and his or her surviving spouse to send nonpolitical mail within the United States and its territories and possessions as congressional mail instead of franked mail.