[USC03] 49 USC 41904: Noncitizens transporting mail
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49 USC 41904: Noncitizens transporting mail Text contains those laws in effect on May 23, 2019
From Title 49-TRANSPORTATIONSUBTITLE VII-AVIATION PROGRAMSPART A-AIR COMMERCE AND SAFETYsubpart ii-economic regulationCHAPTER 419-TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL

§41904. Noncitizens transporting mail

When the United States Postal Service decides that it may be necessary to have a person not a citizen of the United States transport mail by aircraft between two points outside the United States, the Postal Service may make an arrangement with the person, without advertising, to provide the transportation. Nothing in this section shall affect the authority of the Postal Service to make arrangements with noncitizens for the carriage of mail in foreign air transportation under subsections 5402(b) and (c) of title 39.

( Pub. L. 103–272, §1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1155 ; Pub. L. 110–405, §2(b)(5), Oct. 13, 2008, 122 Stat. 4289 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
41904 49 App.:1375(e)(2). Aug. 23, 1958, Pub. L. 85–726, §405(e)(2), 72 Stat. 761 .

The words "who may not be obligated to transport the mail for a foreign country" are omitted for simplicity and clarity because the omitted words impose no requirement or qualification that is meaningful.

Amendments

2008-Pub. L. 110–405 struck out "to or in foreign countries" after "mail" in section catchline, substituted "between two points outside the United States" for "to or in a foreign country", and inserted "Nothing in this section shall affect the authority of the Postal Service to make arrangements with noncitizens for the carriage of mail in foreign air transportation under subsections 5402(b) and (c) of title 39." after "transportation."

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–405 effective Oct. 1, 2008, see section 2(c) of Pub. L. 110–405, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 39, Postal Service.