Description: TO PASS S. 411, A BILL EXTENDING THE PHASING IN OF POSTAL RATE INCREASES.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Increases the number of years permitted users of specified classes of mail to adjust to higher postage rates. Provides that the number of years for the annual phasing of second-class mail (books and records), and controlled circulation publications shall be increased to eight years. Provides that the number of years for the annual phasing of preferred second-class, non-profit third class (circulars from charitable organizations), and the special fourth-class library
rates would be increased to 16 years from the 10 years provided by current law.
Provides that nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize a reduction in any rate of postage in effect and being paid on the date of enactment of this Act.
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Bill titles: An Act to amend title 39, United States Code, with respect to certain rates of postage, and for other purposes.; A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, relating to the Postal Service.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-89, p. H5275;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov