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Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment (07/31/1985)

(Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment)

Directs the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Department of Justice) to prescribe general guidelines under which penalty (official) mail may be used to assist in the location and recovery of missing children. Requires each executive department and agency to prescribe regulations in accordance with such guidelines. Directs the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the House Commission on Mailing Standards to prescribe rules and regulations for their respective Houses for the use of franked mail for such purpose. Sets forth deadlines for the issuance of such guidelines and rules.

Requires, not later than two years after enactment of this Act, reports by such entities on the effectiveness of, and recommendations on the continuance of, such mailings.

Terminates the provisions of this Act two and one-half years after enactment.

Permits franked mail to contain information relating to missing children.