Text: H.R.6425 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/31/2020)


116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6425


Making emergency appropriations for the United States Postal Service due to the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 31, 2020

Mr. Neguse introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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


A BILL

Making emergency appropriations for the United States Postal Service due to the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protect Our Post Offices Act”.

SEC. 2. Appropriation to Postal Service Fund for coronavirus pandemic.

The following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes, namely:

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

Payment To The Postal Service Fund

For payment to the Postal Service Fund established under section 2003 of title 39, United States Code, for revenue forgone due to the coronavirus pandemic, $25,000,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2022: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as being for an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 and shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates such amount and transmits such designation to the Congress.


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