39 U.S. Code Chapter 4 - GENERAL AUTHORITY

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Sec. 401. General powers of the Postal Service. 402. Delegation of authority. 403. General duties. 404. Specific powers. 404a. Specific limitations. 405. Printing of illustrations of United States postage stamps. 406. Postal services at Armed Forces installations. 407. International postal arrangements. 408. International money-order exchanges. 409. Suits by and against the Postal Service. 410. Application of other laws. 411. Cooperation with other Government agencies. 412. Nondisclosure of lists of names and addresses. 413. Postal services at diplomatic posts. 414. Special postage stamps. 415. Prohibition on restriction or elimination of services. 416. Authority to issue semipostals.
Amendments

2012—Pub. L. 112–234, § 2(e)(2),Dec. 28, 2012, 126 Stat. 1625, renumbered Pub. L. 106–253, § 2(d). See 2000 Amendment note below.
2006—Pub. L. 109–435, title IV, § 403(c),Dec. 20, 2006, 120 Stat. 3227, added item 404a.
2000—Pub. L. 106–253, § 2(c), formerly § 2(d),July 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 636, as renumbered § 2(c) by Pub. L. 112–234, § 2(e)(2),Dec. 28, 2012, 126 Stat. 1625, added item 416.
1998—Pub. L. 105–241, § 4(b),Sept. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 1573, added item 415.
1997—Pub. L. 105–41, § 2(c),Aug. 13, 1997, 111 Stat. 1121, added item 414.
1990—Pub. L. 101–524, § 5(b),Nov. 6, 1990, 104 Stat. 2303, added item 413.

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39 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 401prec2012112-234 [Sec.] 2(e)(2)126 Stat. 1625
§ 416nt2012112-234 [Sec.] 2(e)(2)126 Stat. 1625
§ 416nt repealed2012112-234 [Sec.] 2(e)(1)126 Stat. 1624

 

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