H.R.4174: Alaska Bypass Modernization Act of 2014

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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 Darrell Issa, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action March 12, 2014
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Bill Summary

Alaska Bypass Modernization Act of 2014 - Amends provisions of federal law relating to Alaska bypass mail transportation to require the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), in selecting a carrier of nonpriority bypass mail to a point in Alaska, to ensure: (1) a minimum of one scheduled flight per week to each nonpriority bypass mail destination with guaranteed capacity for nonpriority bypass mail, subject to the condition that the weather, lack of available service, or other extraordinary circumstances do not interfere with the fulfillment of such minimum requirement; and (2) that any flight that transports nonpriority bypass mail to a nonpriority bypass mail destination and that is in addition to the minimum flight requirement is necessary to the delivery of nonpriority bypass mail and maximizes the cost efficiency to USPS. Revises provisions relating to the tender of nonpriority mainline mail to bush carriers and between qualified passenger and nonmail freight carriers from an...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 12, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
March 12, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 6, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.