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PUBLIC LAW 90-560-OCT. 12, 1968

Public Law 90-560 October AN ACT To amend, title 39, United States Code, to regulate the mailing of master keys for. [ H. R. motor vehicle ignition switches, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled., That (a) chapter 51 of title 39, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section:

    • § 4010. Nonmailable motor vehicle master keys

" (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, any motor vehicle master key, any pattern, impression, or mold from which a motor vehicle master key may be made, and any advertisement for the sale of any such key, pattern, impression, or mold, is nonmailable matter, shall not be carried or delivered by mail, and shall be disposed of as the Postmaster General directs. " (b) The Postmaster General is authorized to make such exemptions from the provisions of subsection (a) of this section as he deems necessary. "(c) For the purposes of this section, 'motor vehicle master key' means any key (other than the key furnished by the manufacturer with the motor vehicle, or the key furnished with a replacement lock, or an exact duplicate of such keys) designed to operate two or more motor vehicle ignition, door, or trunk locks of different combinations.". (b) The table of sections of chapter 51 of title 39, United States Code, immediately preceding section 4001 of such chapter, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new item: "4010. Nonmailable motor vehicle master keys.". SEC. 2. Chapter 83 of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting immediately after section 1716 the following new section:

    • § 1716A. Nonmailable motor vehicle master keys

"Whoever knowingly deposits for mailing or delivery, or knowingly causes to be delivered by mail according to the direction thereon, or at any place to which it is directed to be delivered by the person to whom it IS addressed, any matter declared to be nonmailable by section 4010 of title 39, shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both."; and (2) by inserting immediately above item 1717 in the table of sections of such chapter immediately preceding section 1691 of such chapter, the following new item: "1716A. Nonmailable motor vehicle master keys.". SEC. 3. The amendments made by the first section and section 2 of this Act shall become effective on the sixtieth day after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 4. Section 5341 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(c) When a wage survey is made for the purpose of establishing wage schedules for employees to whom this section applies, the agency or agencies making the survey shall determine whether there exists in the wage survey area a sufficient number of comparable positions in private industry to establish wage schedules for the principal types of Federal positions for which the survey is made. The determination shall be m writing and shall take into consideration all relevant evidence, including evidence submitted by employee organizations recognized as representative of employees in the area. WTien it is determined that there is an insufficient number of comparable posi-

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Motor ve h i d e master k e y s. Mailing, regulation. 74 Stat. 654. 81 Stat. 6 4 5.



62 Stat. 776.


Effective date.

Wage board employees. 80 Stat. 4 7 1.