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113 STAT. 1806 PUBLIC LAW 106-168—DEC. 12, 1999 Dec. 12, 1999 [S. 335] Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act. Public Law 106-168 106th Congress An Act To amend chapter 30 of title 39, United States Code, to provide for the nonmailability of certain deceptive matter relating to sweepstakes, skill contests, facsimile checks, administrative procedures, orders, and civil penalties relating to such matter, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Table of contents. TITLE I—DECEPTIVE MAIL PREVENTION AND ENFORCEMENT Sec. 101. Short title. Sec. 102. Restrictions on mailings using misleading references to the United States Government. Sec. 103. Restrictions on sweepstakes and deceptive mailings. Sec. 104. Postal service orders to prohibit deceptive mailings. Sec. 105. Temporary restraining order for deceptive mailings. Sec. 106. Civil penalties and costs. Sec. 107. Administrative subpoenas. Sec. 108. Requirements of promoters of skill contests or sweepstakes mailings. Sec. 109. State law not preempted. Sec. 110. Technical and conforming amendments. Sec. 111. Effective date. TITLE II—FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD RETIREMENT PORTABILITY Sec. 201. Short title. Sec. 202. Portability of service credit. Sec. 203. Certain transfers to be treated as a separation from service for purposes of the thrift savings plan. Sec. 204. Clarifying amendments. TITLE III—AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL PROPERTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ACT OF 1949 Sec. 301. Transfer of certain property to State and local govenmients. TITLE I—DECEPTIVE MAIL PREVENTION AND ENFORCEMENT 39 USC 3001 note. SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Deceptive Mail Prevention and Enforcement Act". SEC. 102. RESTRICTIONS ON MAILINGS USING MISLEADING ERENCES TO THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. REF- Section 3001 of title 39, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (h)—