An Act To improve and modernize the postal service, to reorganize the Post Office Department, and for other purposes

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Summary

Title 39, United States Code, the United States Postal Service, is revised and reenacted. The revision concerns: general regulations and definitions, personnel, modernization and fiscal administration, mail matter, and transportation of mail. Regulations pertaining to penalty mail are set forth. The official mail of the Smithsonian Institution may be transmitted as penalty mail, which is authorized by law to be transmitted in the mail without prepayment of postage.

Subject

United States Code

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 84 Stat. 719
  • Title 39, Postal Service
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

84 Stat. 719 (1970); Pub. L. No. 91-375 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1971
  • 08/12/1970

Topic

  • United States Code
  • Revision
  • Franking privilege
  • Postal service
  • United States Code--Revision

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 5; Page Numbers: 719, 751-54

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