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S. 335 (106th): Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act


A bill to amend Chapter 30 of title 39, United States Code, to provide for the nonmailability of certain deceptive matter relating to sweepstakes, skill contests, facsimile checks, administrative procedures, orders, and civil penalties relating to such matter, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Susan Collins

Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 24, 1999
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Feb 3, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 12, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 12, 1999.

Law
Pub.L. 106-168
Source

History

Feb 3, 1999
 
Introduced

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May 20, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 2, 1999
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 9, 1999
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 19, 1999
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 12, 1999
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 335 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 335. This is the one from the 106th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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