H. R. 1508
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 11, 2013
Mr. Markey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To provide for the issuance of an Alzheimer’s Disease Research Semipostal Stamp.
Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp
In order to afford a
convenient way for members of the public to contribute to funding for medical
research relating to Alzheimer's disease, the United States Postal Service
shall issue a semipostal stamp (referred to in this Act as the
Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp) in accordance
with the provisions of this section.
Terms and conditions
The issuance and sale of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp shall be governed by the provisions of section 416 of title 39, United States Code, and regulations issued under such section, subject to the requirements of this subsection.
The Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp shall be made available to the public for a period of 6 years, beginning no later than 12 months after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Disposition of proceeds
All amounts becoming available from the sale of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Semipostal Stamp (as determined under section 416(d) of such title 39) shall be transferred to the National Institutes of Health, for the purpose described in subsection (a), through payments which shall be made at least twice a year.
For purposes of this Act, the term semipostal stamp refers to a stamp described in section 416(a)(1) of title 39, United States Code.