H.R.237 - 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.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rogan, James E. [R-CA-27] (Introduced 01/06/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||01/20/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Postal Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.237 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/1999)
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.