H.R.1939 - To amend title 39, United States Code, to allow postal patrons to contribute to funding for Alzheimer's disease research through the voluntary purchase of certain specially issued United States postage stamps.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Weygand, Robert A. [D-RI-2] (Introduced 05/25/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||06/07/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postal Service.|
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Summary: H.R.1939 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/25/1999)
Amends Federal law to require the Postal Service to establish a special rate of postage for first class mail that is up to 25 percent higher than the regular rate as a voluntary alternative that the public may use to contribute to funding for Alzheimer's disease research.
Requires payment of collected amounts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Expresses the sense of Congress that nothing in this Act should: (1) cause a net decrease in total funds received by NIH below the level that would have otherwise been received but for this Act's enactment; or (2) affect first-class or other regular postage rates.