Semipostal Authorization Act Law and Legal Definition

The Semipostal Authorization Act authorizes the U.S. postal service (USPS) to issue and sell semipostal postage stamps. Semipostal stamps are intended to raise funds for causes determined by the USPS for the benefit of public interest.

The Act requires the USPS to use regulatory process to propose and issue regulation regarding selection criteria, procedures, and any limitations imposed on the issuance of semipostal stamps.