Title 39 of the United States Code outlines the role of United States Postal Service in the United States Code.[1][2] This title was formerly not divided into parts, but was divided into chapters.[3] This title was divided into six parts by Public Law 86–682 of 2 September 1960.[4] This title was divided into five parts by the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 (Public Law 91–375):[5]

Part I — General

Part I

Part II — Personnel

Part II

Part III — Modernization and Fiscal Administration

Part III

Part IV — Mail Matter

Part IV

Part V — Transportation of Mail

Part V


  1. ^ "The United States Postal Service: An American History" (PDF). USPS.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-11-28. Retrieved 2023-01-08.
  2. ^ "Law Department - Who we are - About.usps.com". about.usps.com. Retrieved 2023-01-09.
  3. ^ Code of Laws of the United States, 1934 Edition, title 39
  4. ^ 74 Stat 578
  5. ^ 84 Stat 719. Explanation of the Postal Reorganization Act and Selected Background Material, p 5