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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960


PUBLIC LAW 86-682-8EPT. 2, 1960

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ter of actual and personal correspondence, have been reproduced by any process other than handwriting or typewriting. § 4452. Postage rates (a) Subject to the minimum charge per piece provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the postage rates on third class mail are as follows: Type of mailing

Rate Cents

(1) Individual piece (2) Bulk mailings under subsec. (e) of this section of— (A) Books and catalogs of 24 pages or more, seeds, cuttings, bulbs, roots, scions and plants. (B) Other matter



Unit First 2 ounces or fraction thereof. Each additional ounce or fraction thereof. Each pound or fraction thereof. Do.

(b) Matter mailed in bulk under subsection (e) of this section is subject to the following minimum charge for each piece unless a higher minimum rate is applicable under subsection (c) of this section: [In cents] Mailed by -

Through June 30, 1960 2

After June 30, 1960



' One-half the minimum charge applicable to other than nonprofit organizations.

(c) The minimum postage rate on pieces or packages of third class mail of such size or form as to prevent ready facing and tying in bundles and requiring individual distribution is six cents. (d) The term "qualified nonprofit organization" as used in subsections (a) and (b) of this section means religious, educational, scientific, philanthropic, agricultural, labor, veterans, or fraternal organizations or associations not organized for profit and none of the net income of which inures to the benefit of any private stockholder or individual. Before being entitled to the preferential rates set out in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the organization or association shall furnish proof of its qualifications to the Postmaster General. (e) Upon payment of a fee of $20 for each calendar year or portion thereof, any person may mail in the manner directed by the Postmaster General, separately addressed, identical pieces of third class mail in quantities of not less than twenty pounds or of not less than two hundred pieces subject to pound rates of postage applicable to the entire bulk mailed at one time. § 4453. Permissible marks and enclosures Only marks and enclosures permissible in the case of fourth class mail, pursuant to section 4555 of this title, may be placed on or enclosed in third class mail.


4551. 4552. 4553. 4554. 4555.

Definition. Size and weight limitations. Postal zones. Postage rates on books and films. Permissible marks and enclosures.

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