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H.CON.RES.67: Recognizing the need to improve physical access to many United States postal facilities for all people in the United States in particular disabled citizens.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Nov. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the hardships that disabled U.S. citizens must overcome every day.

Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Recommends that the United States Postal Service (USPS) and other public agencies install power-assisted doors to ensure equal access to all citizens.

Pledges to continue to identify and rectify the barriers that are preventing equal access to federal government services.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Nov. 22, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform