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Sat Aug 22, 2020, 05:23 PM

The House is voting on passage of HR8015 right now.

Have you called your representative? Pretend you’re watching Jimmy Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, except that he’s trying to save the USPS. Leave a voicemail. It will make you feel better. So far, 26 reThugs voted in favor.

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Reply The House is voting on passage of HR8015 right now. (Original post)
ariadne0614 Aug 2020 OP
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Sat Aug 22, 2020, 05:40 PM

1. For those out of the loop, here is HR 8015

Summary: H.R.8015 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
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There is one summary for H.R.8015. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.
Shown Here:
Introduced in House (08/11/2020)

Delivering for America Act

This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020. Specifically, the USPS may not, during the period beginning on enactment of this bill and ending on the last day of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency or January 1, 2021, whichever is later, implement or approve any change to the operations or the level of service that would impede prompt, reliable, and efficient services, including

changes in the nature of services that will generally affect service on a nationwide basis;
revisions of service standards;
closures or consolidations of post offices or reduction of facility hours;
prohibitions on payment of overtime pay to USPS officers or employees;
changes that would prevent the USPS from meeting its service standards or that would reduce measurements of performance concerning those standards;
changes that would have the effect of delaying mail, allowing non-delivery to a delivery route, or increasing the volume of undelivered mail.


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