H.R.2732 - To amend chapter 32 of title 39, United States Code, to limit the number of congressional mass mailings, require public disclosure of the costs of such mailings, and for other purposes.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] (Introduced 06/22/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/22/1989 Referred to the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2732 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/22/1989)
Limits Members of Congress to two usual and customary congressional newsletters as mass mailings and postal patron mailings in a calendar year. Requires the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards to prescribe rules and regulations to carry out this Act.
Requires Members to file disclosure statements detailing mass mailing costs during the preceding six months.
Provides for separate appropriations for the House and the Senate for franked mailings.
Requires any Member whose spending for franked mailings exceeds the postage allowance to repay such excess expenses from the Member's office payroll account.