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[74 Stat. 705]
[74 Stat. 705]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960


§ 6438. Newspapers out of the mail Mail carriers and contractors for the transportation of mail may convey, out of the mail, newspapers for sale or distribution to subscribers. § 6439. Initial payment under contract The Postmaster General may not make payments to a person whose bid for a contract for the transportation of mail is accepted until the bidder has executed the contract according to law and the regulations of the Department. § 6440. Special service The Postmaster General may provide for the transportation of mail to supply a post office that is not on an established route. He may not pay compensation, under the contract, in excess of twothirds of the salary of the postmaster at such an office. SEC. 2. If a part of title 39, United States Code, as enacted by s^^^"^^ ^^«"««section 1 of this Act, is held invalid the remainder of the title is not affected thereby. s t and in SEC. 3. Orders, rules and regulations in effect under provisions r u Oe su, tregiiilations,g l of law superseded or amended by this Act shall, to the extent they etc! would have been authorized under this Act, remain in force and effect as the regulations and orders under the provisions of this Act and shall be administered and enforced under this Act as nearly as may be until specifically repealed, amended or revised. SEC. 4. (a) The benefits granted to postal employees by sections cert°a"nTmpioyei 403, 504 and 808 of the Act of June 10, 1955 (69 Stat. 88), and by benefits, sections 402, 406, and 407 (a) of the Act of May 27, 1958 (72 Stat. 146, 147), are continued to the same effect as though the sections had remained in force and effect. (b) Postal employees on the rolls of the Post Office Department on the date of the enactment of this Act, who are entitled to the benefits of section 2 of the Act of May 3, 1950 (64 Stat. 102), and to the benefits of sections 1 and 3 of the Act of May 29, 1958 (72 Stat. 150), which are repealed by section 12 of this Act, shall retain the benefits to the same extent as though those sections had remained in force and effect. SEC. 5. Whenever reference is made in another law to a law or e nC erso s s r e f e r c. part of law which is repealed by section 12 of this Act, the reference shall be considered to mean the appropriate section of title 39, United States Code, as codified by section 1 of this Act. SEC. 6. An inference of a legislative construction is not to be drawn Caveat. by reason of the chapter in title 39, United States Code, as set out in section 1 of this Act, in which a section is placed nor by reason of the caption or catch line. AMENDMENTS O F TITLE 18 SEC. 7. Chapter 83 of Title 18, United States Code, is amended by ^^^ "^c adding the following new sections: ^ § 1733. Affidavits relating to second class mail ^ " (a) Whoever, being a publisher or news agent or employee, fails or refuses to make the affidavit when required under section 4368 of title 39, and thereafter tenders for mailing any second class mail without having first made the affidavit shall be fined not more than $1,000 for each refusal. 48232 0 - 6 1 - 4 5