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The DC Code: § 2-702 Permitted categories of official mail.

Index2 Government Administration. (Refs & Annos)

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a government employee may not mail, as official mail, any matter, article, material, or document for any reasons other than the following:

A request for the matter, article, material, or document has been previously received by the agency;
The mailing of the document is required by law;
The material or matter requests information pertinent to the conduct of the official business of the agency;
The material contains information relating to the activities of the agency or to the availability of agency publications or other documents;
The enclosures are forms, blanks, cards, or other documents necessary or beneficial to the administration of the agency;
The materials are copies of federal, state or local laws, rules, regulations, orders, instructions, or interpretations thereto; or
The materials are being mailed to federal, state, or other public authorities.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 1-1702. 1973 Ed., § 1-1702. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-118, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 2-701. DC CODE § 2-702 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 7, 1977, D.C. Law 1-118, § 3, 23 DCR 8746.)