18 U.S. Code Chapter 83 - POSTAL SERVICE

Sec. 1691. Laws governing postal savings. 1692. Foreign mail as United States mail. 1693. Carriage of mail generally. 1694. Carriage of matter out of mail over post routes. 1695. Carriage of matter out of mail on vessels. 1696. Private express for letters and packets. 1697. Transportation of persons acting as private express. 1698. Prompt delivery of mail from vessel. 1699. Certification of delivery from vessel. 1700. Desertion of mails. 1701. Obstruction of mails generally. 1702. Obstruction of correspondence. 1703. Delay or destruction of mail or newspapers. 1704. Keys or locks stolen or reproduced. 1705. Destruction of letter boxes or mail. 1706. Injury to mail bags. 1707. Theft of property used by Postal Service. 1708. Theft or receipt of stolen mail matter generally. 1709. Theft of mail matter by officer or employee. 1710. Theft of newspapers. 1711. Misappropriation of postal funds. 1712. Falsification of postal returns to increase compensation. 1713. Issuance of money orders without payment. [1714. Repealed.] 1715. Firearms as nonmailable; regulations. 1716. Injurious articles as nonmailable. 1716A. Nonmailable locksmithing devices and motor vehicle master keys. 1716B. Nonmailable plants. 1716C. Forged agricultural certifications. 1716D. Nonmailable injurious animals, plant pests, plants, and illegally taken fish, wildlife, and plants. 1716E. Tobacco products as nonmailable. 1717. Letters and writings as nonmailable. [1718. Repealed.] 1719. Franking privilege. 1720. Canceled stamps and envelopes. 1721. Sale or pledge of stamps. 1722. False evidence to secure second-class rate. 1723. Avoidance of postage by using lower class matter. 1724. Postage on mail delivered by foreign vessels. 1725. Postage unpaid on deposited mail matter. 1726. Postage collected unlawfully. [1727. Repealed.] 1728. Weight of mail increased fraudulently. 1729. Post office conducted without authority. 1730. Uniforms of carriers. 1731. Vehicles falsely labeled as carriers. 1732. Approval of bond or sureties by postmaster. 1733. Mailing periodical publications without prepayment of postage. 1734. Editorials and other matter as “advertisements”. 1735. Sexually oriented advertisements. 1736. Restrictive use of information. 1737. Manufacturer of sexually related mail matter. [1738. Repealed.]
Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–154, § 3(b),Mar. 31, 2010, 124 Stat. 1109, added item 1716E.
2000—Pub. L. 106–578, § 4,Dec. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 3076, struck out item 1738 “Mailing private identification documents without a disclaimer”.
1994—Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXII, § 320108(b)(2),Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2113, added item 1716D.
1990—Pub. L. 101–647, title XII, § 1210(b), (c), title XXXV, § 3552(b),Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4832, 4926, struck out item 1714 “Foreign divorce information as nonmailable”, struck out “; opening letters” after “nonmailable” in item 1717, and struck out item 1718 “Libelous matter on wrappers or envelopes”.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, title VII, § 7090(d),Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4410, inserted “locksmithing devices and” before “motor” in item 1716A.
Pub. L. 100–574, §§ 1(b)(2), 2 (b),Oct. 31, 1988, 102 Stat. 2893, added items 1716B and 1716C.
1982—Pub. L. 97–398, § 4(b),Dec. 31, 1982, 96 Stat. 2011, added item 1738.
1970—Pub. L. 91–375, § 6(j)(19)(B), (36)(B), (37)(B),Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 778, 780, 781, substituted “officer” for “postmaster” in item 1709 and “Mailing periodical publications without prepayment of postage” for “Affidavits relating to second class mail” in item 1733, and added items 1735 to 1737.
1968—Pub. L. 90–560, § 2(2),Oct. 12, 1968, 82 Stat. 997, added item 1716A.
Pub. L. 90–384, § 1(b),July 5, 1968, 82 Stat. 292, struck out item 1727 “Postage accounting”.
1960—Pub. L. 86–682, § 8,Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 706, added items 1733 and 1734.

 

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