H.R.4612 - To amend title 39, United States Code, to require certain notices in any mailing using a game of chance for the promotion of a product or service, and for other purposes.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rogan, James E. [R-CA-27] (Introduced 09/23/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/29/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postal Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4612 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/23/1998)
Amends Federal postal law concerning nonmailable matter to prohibit delivery of any mail constituting a solicitation or offer in connection with a sales promotion for a product or service that uses any game of chance offering anything of value (including any sweepstakes), unless specified notices in a specified font are printed on the envelope and enclosed material.
Subjects violations of such prohibition to current cease and desist and other postal law sanctions involving false representations and lotteries.