39 U.S. Code § 3220 - Use of official mail in the location and recovery of missing children

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(a)
(1) The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, after consultation with appropriate public and private agencies, shall prescribe general guidelines under which penalty mail may be used to assist in the location and recovery of missing children. The guidelines shall provide information relating to—
(A) the form and manner in which materials and information relating to missing children (such as biographical data and pictures, sketches, or other likenesses) may be included in penalty mail;
(B) appropriate sources from which such materials and information may be obtained;
(C) the procedures by which such materials and information may be obtained; and
(D) any other matter which the Office considers appropriate.
(2) Each executive department and independent establishment of the Government of the United States shall prescribe regulations under which penalty mail sent by such department or establishment may be used in conformance with the guidelines prescribed under paragraph (1).
(b) The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards shall prescribe for their respective Houses rules and regulations, and shall take such other action as the Committee or Commission considers necessary and proper, in order that purposes similar to those of subsection (a) may, in the discretion of the congressional official or office concerned, be carried out by the use of franked mail sent by such official or office.
(c) As used in this section, “Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention” and “Office” each means the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention within the Department of Justice, as established by section 201 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 99–87, § 1(a)(1),Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 290.)
References in Text

Section 201 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, referred to in subsec. (c), is section 201 ofPub. L. 93–415, which enacted section 5611 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, and amended section 5108 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Termination Date

Pub. L. 99–87, § 5,Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 290, as amended by Pub. L. 100–202, § 101(m) [title VI, § 627(a)], Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329–390, 1329–430; Pub. L. 102–514, § 1(2),Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3371; Pub. L. 105–126, § 1(2),Dec. 1, 1997, 111 Stat. 2542, which provided that the amendments made by section 1 ofPub. L. 99–87, enacting this section and amending sections 3201 and 3204 of this title and section 733 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents, and any guidelines, rules, or regulations prescribed to carry out such amendments were to cease to be effective after December 31, 2002, was repealed by Pub. L. 109–426, § 1,Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 2911.
Issuance of Guidelines, Rules, and Regulations

Pub. L. 99–87, § 2,Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 291, provided that:
“(a) Guidelines.—The guidelines described in section 3220 (a)(1) of title 39, United States Code, as added by this Act, shall be prescribed not later than ninety days after the date of the enactment of this Act (Aug. 9, 1985).
“(b) Rules and Regulations.—The regulations described in subsection (a)(2) ofsection 3220 of title 39, United States Code, as added by this Act, and the rules and regulations described in subsection (b) of such section, as so added, shall be prescribed not later than one hundred and eighty days after the date of the enactment of this Act (Aug. 9, 1985).”
Reporting Requirements

Pub. L. 99–87, § 3,Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 291, as amended by Pub. L. 100–202, § 101(m) (title VI, § 627(b)),Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329–390, 1329–430; Pub. L. 102–514, § 1(1),Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3371; Pub. L. 105–126, § 1(1),Dec. 1, 1997, 111 Stat. 2542, required the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, and the House Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards each to submit a report no later than June 30, 2002, on the authority provided by this section.
Clarification Relating to Coordination of Government Programs

Pub. L. 99–87, § 4,Aug. 9, 1985, 99 Stat. 292, provided that: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority provided by section 3220 (b) of title 39, United States Code, as added by this Act, shall not be considered to be subject to the authority of any agency within the executive branch of the Government of the United States to coordinate programs relating to missing children.”

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15 CFR - Commerce and Foreign Trade

15 CFR Part 23 - USE OF PENALTY MAIL IN THE LOCATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILDREN

20 CFR - Employees' Benefits

20 CFR Part 364 - USE OF PENALTY MAIL TO ASSIST IN THE LOCATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILDREN

24 CFR - Housing and Urban Development

24 CFR Part 13 - USE OF PENALTY MAIL IN THE LOCATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILDREN

26 CFR - Internal Revenue

26 CFR Part 601 - STATEMENT OF PROCEDURAL RULES

28 CFR - Judicial Administration

28 CFR Part 19 - USE OF PENALTY MAIL IN THE LOCATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILDREN

38 CFR - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

38 CFR Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

45 CFR - Public Welfare

45 CFR Part 1178 - USE OF PENALTY MAIL IN THE LOCATION AND RECOVERY OF MISSING CHILDREN

 

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