The Secretary shall furnish, without prepayment, to--
I.R.C. § 6802(1) Postmaster General
Postmaster General a suitable quantity of adhesive stamps, coupons,
tickets, or such other devices as may be prescribed by the Secretary
pursuant to section 6302(b)
or this chapter, to be distributed to, and
kept on sale by, the various postmasters in the United States in all post
offices of the first and second classes, and such post offices of the
third and fourth classes as--
I.R.C. § 6802(2) Designated Depositary Of The United States
designated depositary of the United States a suitable quantity of adhesive
stamps to be kept on sale by such designated depositary.
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 829; June 21, 1965,
Pub. L. 89-44, title VI, 601(d), 79 Stat. 154; Oct. 4, 1976, Pub. L.
94-455, title XIX, 1906(a)(36), (b)(13)(A), 90 Stat. 1829, 1834.)
1976--Pub. L. 94-455 struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary” wherever appearing
and substituted in par. (2) “designated depositary.” for “designated
1965--Par. (1). Pub. L. 89-44, 601(d)(1), struck out “(other than the stamps on playing cards)” after
“quantity of adhesive stamps”.
Par. (3). Pub. L. 89-44, 601(d)(2), struck out par. (3) which related to supply and distribution of stamps
to State agents.
Effective Date of 1965 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 89-44 to take effect in a manner consistent with the effective date of change of tax provision
to which related, see section 701(e) of Pub. L. 89-44, set out as a note under section 6103 of this title.
The office of Postmaster General of the Post Office Department was abolished and all
functions, powers, and duties of the Postmaster General were transferred to the United
States Postal Service by Pub. L. 91-375, 4(a), Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 773, set out as a note under section 201 of Title 39, Postal Service.
Section Referred to in Other Sections
This section is referred to in section 6803 of this title.