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[74 Stat. 200]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-507-JUNE 11, 1960

[74 S T A T.

Public Law 86-507 June 11, 1960 [H. R. 10996]

AN ACT rj,^ authorize the use of certified mail for the transmission or service of matter required by certain Federal laws to be transmitted or served by registered mail, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ceruned^^ifi^by United States of America in Congress assembled, That (1) section Government agen- 12(b) of the Act of August 2, 1939, RS added by section 4 of the Act of July 19, 1940 (54 S t a t 767; 5 U.S.C. 118k), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail" wherever such words appear therein. (2) Section 6(b) of the Commodity Exchange Act (42 Stat. 1001, •1002; 7 U.S.C. 9) is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail". (3) Section 3 of the Act of March 3, 1927 (44 Stat. 1373; 7 U.S.C. 473), is amended (A) by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail" and (B) by inserting "or receipt for certified mail" immediately following the words "registry receipt". (4) Section 6(c) of the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930 (46 Stat. 534; 7 U.S.C. 499f), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail". (5) Section 365 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 (52 Stat, 63; 7 U.S.C. 1365) is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail". (6) The proviso in the last sentence of section 373(a) of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as added by section 6 of the Act of June 13, 1940 (54 Stat. 394; 7 U.S.C. 1373), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail". ' (7) Section 409(d) of the Federal Seed Act (53 Stat. 1287; 7 U.S.C. 1599) is amended (A) by striking out the words "registering and mailing a copy thereof" in clause (3) of the first sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "mailing a copy thereof by registered mail or by certified mail" and (B) by striking out the words "registered and mailed" in the last sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "mailed by r'^rristered mail or by certified mail". (8) Section 107(d) of the Soil Bank Act (70 Stat. 193; 7 U.S.C. 1831) is amended by inserting "or certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail" wherever such words appear therein. (9) Section 301 of the Act of March 9, 1933 (48 Stat. 5), as amended (12 U.S.C. 51a), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail" in the first sentence thereof. (10) The last sentence of section 2(a) of the Act of August 17, 1950 (64 Stat. 456; 12 U.S.C. 214a), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following the words "registered mail". (11) The last sentence in section 5(d)(1) of the Home Ow^ners' Loan Act of 1933, as added by section 503 of the Housing Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 635; 12 U.S.C. 1464), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail," immediately following "registered mail,". (12) Section 402(c)(4) of the National Housing Act, as amended by section 501 of the Housing Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 633; 12 U.S.C. 1726), is amended by inserting "or by certified mail" immediately following "registered mail". (13) Section 5(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, as amended (52 Stat. 113; 15 U.S.C. 45), is amended (A) by striking out the words "registering and mailing a copy thereof" in clause (c) of the