June 5, 2003 - Thomas: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Peace Corps Stamp

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Peace Corps Stamp

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Peace Corps Stamp

Peace Stamp for the Peace Corps Act (Introduced in House)

HR 2371 IH


1st Session

H. R. 2371

To provide for the issuance of a semipostal to benefit the Peace Corps .


June 5, 2003

Ms. LEE (for herself, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. FILNER, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. CASE, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Mr. BALLANCE, Mr. JEFFERSON, Ms. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. WYNN, Mr. OWENS, Mr. DAVIS of Alabama, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. CLAY, Mr. RANGEL, Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida, Mr. RUSH, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. WATERS, Ms. MILLENDER-MCDONALD, Mr. KENNEDY of Rhode Island, Mr. FARR, and Mrs. JONES of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To provide for the issuance of a semipostal to benefit the Peace Corps .

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


This Act may be cited as the `Peace Stamp for the Peace Corps Act'.


(a) IN GENERAL- The United States Postal Service shall, for a 2-year period beginning no later than 12 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, issue a semipostal to benefit the Peace Corps .

(b) REQUIREMENTS AND AUTHORITIES- The issuance of such semipostal and the disposition of the amounts becoming available from the issuance of such semipostal shall be governed by section 416 of title 39, United States Code, subject to the following:

(1) The differential included in the rate of postage established for such semipostal under section 416(c) of such title may not exceed 25 percent.

(2) The Peace Corps shall be the sole agency to which any amounts becoming available from the sale of such semipostal may be transferred under section 416(d)(1) of such title.

(c) SEMIPOSTAL DEFINED- For purposes of this section, the term `semipostal' has the meaning given such term by section 416(a)(1) of such title.

Co-Sponsors of the Bill on November 30, 2003

Rep Hastings, Alcee L. - 6/5/2003 [FL-23]

Rep McDermott, Jim - 6/5/2003 [WA-7]

Rep Berman, Howard L. - 6/5/2003 [CA-28]

Rep Conyers, John, Jr. - 6/5/2003 [MI-14]

Rep McGovern, James P. - 6/5/2003 [MA-3]

Rep Filner, Bob - 6/5/2003 [CA-51]

Rep Eshoo, Anna G. - 6/5/2003 [CA-14]

Rep Case, Ed - 6/5/2003 [HI-2]

Rep Johnson, Eddie Bernice - 6/5/2003 [TX-30]

Rep McCollum, Betty - 6/5/2003 [MN-4]

Rep Davis, Danny K. - 6/5/2003 [IL-7]

Rep Ballance, Frank W., Jr. - 6/5/2003 [NC-1]

Rep Jefferson, William J. - 6/5/2003 [LA-2]

Rep Carson, Julia - 6/5/2003 [IN-7]

Rep Wynn, Albert Russell - 6/5/2003 [MD-4]

Rep Owens, Major R. - 6/5/2003 [NY-11]

Rep Davis, Artur - 6/5/2003 [AL-7]

Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila - 6/5/2003 [TX-18]

Rep Moran, James P. - 6/5/2003 [VA-8]

Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy - 6/5/2003 [MO-1]

Rep Rangel, Charles B. - 6/5/2003 [NY-15]

Rep Brown, Corrine - 6/5/2003 [FL-3]

Rep Rush, Bobby L. - 6/5/2003 [IL-1]

Rep Lewis, John - 6/5/2003 [GA-5]

Rep Fattah, Chaka - 6/5/2003 [PA-2]

Rep Waters, Maxine - 6/5/2003 [CA-35]

Rep Millender-McDonald, Juanita - 6/5/2003 [CA-37]

Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. - 6/5/2003 [RI-1]

Rep Farr, Sam - 6/5/2003 [CA-17]

Rep Jones, Stephanie Tubbs - 6/5/2003 [OH-11]

Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. - 9/17/2003 [OH-10]

Rep Michaud, Michael H. - 9/17/2003 [ME-2]

Rep Miller, George - 9/17/2003 [CA-7]

Rep Stark, Fortney Pete - 9/17/2003 [CA-13]

Rep Norton, Eleanor Holmes - 9/17/2003 [DC]

Rep Lantos, Tom - 9/17/2003 [CA-12]

Rep Grijalva, Raul M. - 9/17/2003 [AZ-7]

Rep Frank, Barney - 10/1/2003 [MA-4]

Rep Walsh, James T. - 10/1/2003 [NY-25]

Rep Blumenauer, Earl - 10/1/2003 [OR-3]

Rep Honda, Michael M. - 10/1/2003 [CA-15]

Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. - 10/1/2003 [CA-6]

Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. - 10/20/2003 [NY-14]

Rep Sanders, Bernard - 10/20/2003 [VT]

Rep Turner, Jim - 10/24/2003 [TX-2]

Rep Hoeffel, Joseph M. - 11/18/2003 [PA-13]

Rep Sherman, Brad - 11/18/2003 [CA-27]

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