Cohen said his bill would make it easier for people to avoid late fees when they choose to mail their bills, by treating these bills as "paid" as soon as they are received by a post office.
The Postmark Payment Act, H.R. 4003, would exempt from this rule change any payment that is required by law or contract to be made electronically. Reps. Charles Gonzalez (D-Texas), Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Terri SewellTerri SewellSouthern lawmakers fight to keep USDA catfish inspections 'Will on the Hill' pokes fun at 2016 election Ryan backs voting rights bill — but tells black caucus it's out of his hands MORE (D-Ala.) co-sponsored the bill, along with Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.).