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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 39, United States Code, to require the United States Postal Service to accept a change-of-address order from a commercial mail receiving agency and to forward mail to the new address.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/09/1997Introduced in House

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01/22/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Postal Service.
Action By: Committee on Government Reform and Oversight
01/09/1997Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/09/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Government Reform and Oversight01/09/1997 Referred to
House Government Reform and Oversight Subcommittee on Postal Service01/22/1997 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/09/1997)

Permits an addressee or, if authorized to do so, a commercial mail receiving agency to file a change-of-address order for such addressee with the Postal Service upon termination of an agency relationship between the addressee and the agency. Requires: (1) such change-of-address order to be given full force and effect; and (2) any mail for the addressee that is delivered to the agency after the filing of such order, if marked for forwarding and remailed by the agency, to be forwarded by the Postal Service in the same manner as, and subject to the same terms and conditions as apply to, mail forwarded directly by the Postal Service to such addressee.