39 U.S. Code § 3201 - Definitions

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As used in this chapter—
(1) “penalty mail” means official mail, other than franked mail, which is authorized by law to be transmitted in the mail without prepayment of postage;
(2) “penalty cover” means envelopes, wrappers, labels, or cards used to transmit penalty mail;
(3) “frank” means the autographic or facsimile signature of persons authorized by sections 3210–3216 and 3218 of this title to transmit matter through the mail without prepayment of postage or other indicia contemplated by sections 733 and 907 of title 44;
(4) “franked mail” means mail which is transmitted in the mail under a frank;
(5) “Members of Congress” includes Senators, Representatives, Delegates, and Resident Commissioners; and
(6) “missing child” has the meaning provided by section 403(1) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974.

Source

(Pub. L. 91–375, Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 751; Pub. L. 99–87, § 1(b),Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 291.)
References in Text

Section 403(1) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, referred to in par. (6), is classified to section 5772 (1) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
Amendments

1985—Par. (6). Pub. L. 99–87added par. (6).
Effective Date

Chapter effective July 1, 1971, pursuant to Resolution No. 71–9 of the Board of Governors. See section 15(a) ofPub. L. 91–375, set out as a note preceding section 101 of this title.

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