S.630 - A bill to encourage and support the dissemination of news, opinion, scientific, cultural, and educational matter through the mails.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Gaylord [D-WI] (Introduced 01/31/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/31/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.630 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/31/1973)
Provides that the Postal Service shall be obligated to provide postal services at rates which will encourage and support the widest possible dissemination of news, opinion, scientific, cultural, and educational matter. States that postal rates shall be established to apportion the costs of all postal operations to all users of mail on a fair and equitable basis that takes into consideration all aspects of postal policy.
Provides that the rates of postage established for matter mailed at reduced rates may not include a per piece charge that is added to the basic rate of postage established for such mail matter. Provides that each rate of reduced postage for specified types of matter shall be at the rates that existed for such matter on June 1, 1972, for the first 250,000 copies of each issue mailed.