S. 1853 - Postal Service Protection Act of 2011

Government operations and politics. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for… More
A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Postal Service Protection Act of 2011

S. 1853 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Postal Service Protection Act of 2011
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advisory bodies
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Congressional oversight
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Federal officials
  • Government buildings, facilities, and property
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government investigations
  • Government trust funds
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Performance measurement
  • Postal service
  • Research and development
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Rural conditions and development
  • U.S. Postal Service
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Major Actions
Introduced11/10/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/10/2011
11/10/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from US Postal Service unions & associations, which…

supported this bill

US Postal Service unions & associations$1,801,350
$1,801,350

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Postal Service Protection Act of 2011

1 organization supported this bill

National Association of Letter Carriers
National Association of Letter Carriers (2011, December 15). Support S. 1853 and H.R. 3591: The Postal Service Protection Act. Retrieved March 19, 2014, from NALC.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from US Postal Service unions & associations interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$14,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$21,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$23,000$0
Michael BennetDCO$34,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$37,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$39,500$0
Scott BrownRMA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$3,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$36,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$30,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$35,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,000$0
Susan CollinsRME$70,500$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$29,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$27,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$37,500$0
Alan FrankenDMN$24,500$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$76,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$14,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$32,000$0
Orrin HatchRUT$5,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
John HoevenRND$7,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$5,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$37,500$0
John KerryDMA$25,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$4,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$23,500$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$56,250$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$24,500$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,750$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$22,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Joe ManchinDWV$39,000$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$52,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,500$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$54,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$55,750$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
Mark PryorDAR$21,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$51,500$0
Jim RischRID$5,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$56,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,000$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$6,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$8,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$29,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$65,000$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$47,500$0
Tom UdallDNM$65,500$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark WarnerDVA$23,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,500$0
Roger WickerRMS$10,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$25,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$3,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$14,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$21,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$23,000$0
Michael BennetDCO$34,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$37,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$1,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$39,500$0
Scott BrownRMA$18,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$45,500$0
Richard BurrRNC$1,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$3,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$36,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$30,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$35,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,000$0
Susan CollinsRME$70,500$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Chris CoonsDDE$29,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$1,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$2,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$27,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$37,500$0
Alan FrankenDMN$24,500$0
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$76,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,000$0
Kay HaganDNC$14,500$0
Tom HarkinDIA$32,000$0
Orrin HatchRUT$5,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
John HoevenRND$7,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$3,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$5,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$37,500$0
John KerryDMA$25,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$4,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$23,500$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$56,250$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$24,500$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$22,750$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$22,000$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$1,000$0
Joe ManchinDWV$39,000$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$52,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,000$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$24,500$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$54,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$6,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$55,750$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
Mark PryorDAR$21,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$51,500$0
Jim RischRID$5,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$24,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$56,700$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$40,500$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$29,000$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$6,000$0
Olympia SnoweRME$8,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$29,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$65,000$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
Mark UdallDCO$47,500$0
Tom UdallDNM$65,500$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark WarnerDVA$23,500$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$10,500$0
Roger WickerRMS$10,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$25,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
US Postal Service unions & associations$1,801,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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