H.R.3773 - To prevent Members of the House of Representatives from making mass mailings during an election year, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] (Introduced 07/10/1996)|
|Committees:||House - House Oversight; Government Reform and Oversight|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postal Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3773 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/10/1996)
Prohibits a Member of, or Member-elect to, the House of Representatives from making any franked mass mailing if it would be postmarked during any session that begins in an even-numbered election year.
Provides that this Act shall not preclude the mailing of: (1) any mass mailing by chairmen of congressional committees, subcommittees thereof, or commissions, the Democratic caucus, or the House or Senate Republican conference which relates to the normal and regular business of the organization; (2) a town meeting notice if it is made more than 90 days before the date of any primary or general election (whether regular, special, or runoff) for any Federal, State, or local office in which such Member is a candidate; or (3) any mail matter which relates to an emergency or disaster declared by the President if the mailing is sent within 60 days after the declaration, the recipients of the mailing are located in a congressional district any portion of which is within (or adjacent to) an area included in such declaration, and the mailing relates solely to the emergency or disaster.