H. R. 111
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 2019
Mr. Burgess introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform
To amend section 416 of title 39, United States Code, to remove the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue semipostals except as provided for by an Act of Congress, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Semipostal Stamp Clarification Act of 2019.
Limitation on United States Postal Service semipostal stamp authority
Section 416 of title 39, United States Code, is amended—
by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following:
The Postal Service may issue and sell semipostals under this section only for such purposes or causes as provided for by an Act of Congress.
in subsection (d)—
in paragraph (1)—
appropriate agency or agencies and inserting
appropriate agency or entity, as provided for by an Act of Congress pursuant to subsection (b),; and
such agency and inserting
such agency or entity;
by striking paragraph (2); and
by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (2);
by striking subsection (e); and
by redesignating subsections (f) and (g) as subsections (e) and (f), respectively.