Summary: H.R.237 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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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.