H.R. 4621 (111th): Prevent Deceptive Census Look Alike Mailings Act

Feb 09, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Signed by the President on Apr 07, 2010
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This bill became Pub.L. 111-155.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 7, 2010.

Feb 09, 2010
Reported by Committee
Mar 04, 2010
Passed House
Mar 10, 2010
Passed Senate
Mar 26, 2010
Signed by the President
Apr 07, 2010
Carolyn Maloney
Representative for New York's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated
Aug 25, 2010
2 pages
Full Title

To protect the integrity of the constitutionally-mandated United States census and prohibit deceptive mail practices that attempt to exploit the decennial census.


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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 10, 2010 2:09 p.m.
Passed 416/0

20 cosponsors (18D, 2R) (show)

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4/7/2010--Public Law.
Prevent Deceptive Census Look Alike Mailings Act - Declares matter that bears the term "census" on its envelope, outside cover, or wrapper, but that constitutes a solicitation by a nongovernmental entity, to be nonmailable by the United States Postal Service, unless:
(1) it satisfies one of the exceptions specified for otherwise nonmailable matter under existing law (such as displaying an appropriate disclaimer); and
(2) its envelope, outside cover, or wrapper bears on its face an accurate return address including the name of the entity that sent it.

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