S.1195 - A bill to require that a portion of the mail of Congress and the executive branch include a photograph and biography of a missing child.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Metzenbaum, Howard M. [D-OH] (Introduced 05/22/1985)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Post Office and Civil Service|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 99-226 Part 1; H.Rept 99-226 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||08/09/1985 Became Public Law No: 99-87.|
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Summary: S.1195 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Senate agreed to House amendments with an amendment)
Senate agreed to House amendment with amendment (07/31/1985)
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.