S.597 - A bill to amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 02/14/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 110-222|
|Latest Action:||12/21/2007 Became Public Law No: 110-150. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.597 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 110-150 (12/21/2007)
Extends through December 31, 2011, provisions requiring the U.S. Postal Service to issue a special postage stamp for first-class mail that costs not less than 15% more than the regular first-class stamp to contribute funding for breast cancer research.
Requires the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to annually report to Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the use of any such funding, including a description of any significant advances or accomplishments.