18 U.S. Code § 1729 - Post office conducted without authority

Whoever, without authority from the Postal Service, sets up or professes to keep any office or place of business bearing the sign, name, or title of post office, shall be fined under this title.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 785; Pub. L. 91–375, § 6(j)(34),Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 780; Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(G),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 302 (Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 321, § 179,35 Stat. 1123).
Minor verbal changes were made.
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $500”.
1970—Pub. L. 91–375substituted “Postal Service” for “Postmaster General”.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–375effective within 1 year after Aug. 12, 1970, on date established therefor by Board of Governors of United States Postal Service and published by it in Federal Register, see section 15(a) ofPub. L. 91–375, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section 101 of Title 39, Postal Service.

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