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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

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"(b) Whoever knowingly mails any second class mail without the payment of postage, or being a postmaster or postal official knowingly permits any second class mail to be mailed without prepayment of postage, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

    • § 1734. Editorials and other matter as 'advertisements'

"Whoever, being an editor or publisher, prints in a publication entered as second class mail, editorial or other reading matter for which he has been paid or promised a valuable consideration, without plainly marking the same 'advertisement' shall be fined not more than $500." SEC. 8. The analysis of chapter 83, preceding § 1691 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding the following items: "1733. Affidavits relating to second class mail. "1734. Editorials and other matter as 'advertisements'."

AMENDMENTS OF TITLE 28 SEC. 9. Title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding the following new chapter: "CHAPTER 173.—ATTACHMENT IN POSTAL SUITS "Sec.

"2710. "2711. "2712. "2713. "2714. "2715. "2716. "2717. "2718.

Right of attachment. Application for warrant. Issue of warrant. Trial of ownership of property. Investment of proceeds of attached property. Publication. Personal notice. Discharge. Interest on balances due department.

«§ 2710. Right of attachment "(a) Where debts are due from a defaulting or delinquent postmaster, contractor, or other officer, agent or employee of the Post Office Department, a warrant of attachment may issue against all property and legal and equitable rights belonging to him, and his sureties, or either of them, where he— "(1) is a nonresident of the district where he was appointed, or has departed from that district for the purpose of permanently residing outside thereof, or of avoiding the service of civil process; and "(2) has conveyed away, or is about to convey away any of his property, or has removed or is about to remove the same from the district wherein it is situated, with intent to defraud the United States. "(b) When the property has been removed, the marshal of the district into which it has been removed, upon receipt of certified copies of the warrant, may seize the property and convey it to a convenient place within the jurisdiction of the court which issued the warrant. Alias warrants may be issued upon due application. The warrant first issued remains valid until the return day thereof.