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PUBLIC LAW 102-141 —OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 843 borne by such class of mail or kind of mailer, as the case may be: Provided, however, That with respect to mail under former section 4452(b) and 4452(c) of this title the preceding limitation shall apply only to rates of postage for letter shaped pieces, as such pieces are defined in the associated classification and rate schedules.": Provided further, That section 3626(i)(2) is amended by adding at the beginning of the first sentence thereof the phrase, "Subject to the requirements of section 2401(c) of this title and paragraph (a)(2) of this section with respect to mail under former sections 4452(b) and 4452(c) of this title,": Provided further, That notwithstanding the provisions of section 3627 of title 39, United States Code, (1) the rates for free and reduced rate mail under section 3626 of title 39, United States Code, with the exception of the rates for third-class pieces other than letter shape, shall continue at the rates in effect on the date of enactment of this Act during fiscal year 1992; (2) the rates for reduced rate third-class pieces other than letter shape shall be increased pursuant to section 3627 of title 39, United States Code, so as to recover as nearly as possible one-half the difference between the sum requested for fiscal year 1992 in respect of mail under former sections 4452(b) and 4452(c) of this title as calculated under section 2401(c)(ii) of title 39, and the sum that would be requested for fiscal year 1992 in respect of such mail if paragraph (ii) of section 2401(c) had not been enacted; and (3) the Postal Service is instructed to reconcile any fiscal year 1992 funding shortfall as a result of this appropriation or the requirements of this proviso against future year appropriations requests: Provided further. That pursuant to section 3627 of title 39, United States Code, the rates for reduced rate third-class pieces other than letter shape shall be adjusted to increase the revenues received from the users of such mail, but in no case less than 20 days following the date of enactment of this Act: Provided further, That mail for overseas voting and mail for the blind shall continue to be free: Provided further. That six-day deliv- 39 USC 403 note, ery and rural delivery of mail shall continue at not less than the 1983 level: Provided further. That none of the funds made available to the Postal Service by this Act shall be used to implement any rule, regulation, or policy of charging any officer or employee of any State or local child support enforcement agency, or any individual participating in a State or local program of child support enforcement, a fee for information requested or provided concerning an address of a postal customer: Provided further. That none of the funds provided in this Act shall be used to consolidate or close small rural and other small post offices in the fiscal year ending on September 30, 1992. PAYMENT TO THE POSTAL SERVICE FUND FOR NONFUNDED LIABIUTIES For payment to the Postal Service Fund for meeting the liabilities of the former Post Office Department to the Employees' Compensation Fund pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 2004, $40,575,000. This title may be cited as the "Postal Service Appropriations Act, 1992".