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H.R.2690: Innovate to Deliver Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md.
Total Cosponsors 22 (All Democrats)
Introduced July 16, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Innovate to Deliver Act of 2013 - Establishes in the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) the position of Chief Innovation Officer, who shall manage the development and implementation of innovative postal and nonpostal products and services. Requires: (1) the Postmaster General, not later than 12 months after the designation of a Chief Innovation Officer, to submit to Congress a comprehensive strategy for maximizing revenues through innovative postal and nonpostal products and services; and (2) the Comptroller General (GAO) to study and report on the implementation of the USPS innovation strategy.

Authorizes USPS to:

  • provide nonpostal services (e.g., check-cashing services, warehousing, public internet access services) that use the processing, transportation, delivery, retail network, technology, or other resources of USPS in a manner consistent with the public interest;
  • conduct market tests of experimental products with total anticipated revenues of up to $...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
July 16, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
July 16, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform