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On December 11, 2000, a Federal Register notice (65 FR 77302) was published with correct new rates but erroneously omitted the revised country group listing. In addition, the rate groups were listed with an alphacharacter designation, when in fact the rate groups have numeric designations. This amendment publishes the rate charts and the revised
The Postal Service is proposing to amend its regulations implementing the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. This amendment modifies existing regulations (39 CFR 266.9) to exempt system of records, Office of Inspector GeneralInvestigative File System, USPS 300.010, from certain provisions of the Act and corresponding agency regulations.
The U.S. Postal Service proposes to amend its regulations implementing the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. This proposed rule would amend its regulation to exempt a new system of records, USPS 050.080, Finance RecordsSuspicious Transaction Reports, from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. The exemptions are intended to comply with legal
The purpose of this document is to publish notice of a new Privacy Act system of records, USPS 040.060, Customer ProgramsCustomer Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment Records. The new system contains records about individuals who use the Postal Service's electronic bill presentment and payment (EBP) service.
This document publishes notice of a new Privacy Act system of records, USPS 050.080, Finance RecordsSuspicious Transaction Reports. The new system contains personal information about postal customers who purchase or receive money orders, wire transfers, or stored value cards in a manner considered to be suspicious according to the provisions of
This final rule adopts a proposal to amend section A920 of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) to provide an electronic address sequencing service.
This notice of the final plan for the retirement of manually set postage meters clarifies the second phase of the plan to take postage metering to a higher level of security. The Postal Service recently completed the first phase of an overall Postal Service plan with the decertification of mechanical postage meters. Upon completion of the four
This final rule revises the standards for preparation of Periodicals nonlettersize mailing jobs that include both an automation flats mailing and a Presorted flats mailing to require use of the co sacking preparation method in Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) M910.
The Postal Service is changing the rates for Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) Document service and Global Express Guaranteed Non Document service and announcing the inclusion of GXG in the current U.S. Postal Service collection pickup service.
The Postal Service, after considering the comments on proposed changes in international postal rates, fees, and mail classifications, submitted in response to its request on September 26, 2000, hereby gives notice that it is implementing the proposed postal rates, fees, and mail classifications, except the Global Priority Mail variable weight
On April 19, 1999, the Postal Service published an interim rule introducing Priority Mail Global Guaranteed service on a test basis. The Postal Service has since amended that interim rule on four occasions, with the last amendment being announced on September 29, 2000, and amending the interim rule to rename the service Global Express Guaranteed
This final rule amends Part C030 of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) to provide for changes to the standards concerning written, printed, and graphic matter as a result of a recent Department of Justice opinion concerning lottery material.
On August 2, 2000 (65 FR 47362), the Postal Service published for comment a proposed rule amending the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) to eliminate the transitional provisions for the handling of mail bearing invalid ancillary service endorsements. This final rule sets forth changes to the DMM, allowing the Postal Service to reject mail bearing invalid
The U.S. Postal Service, in its efforts to make package
shipping easier for mailers, is developing standard guidelines for
creating package shipping labels. The following changes are proposed to
the markings (and endorsements) and Delivery Confirmation requirements in support of this effort:
Subsection (e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552a), requires agencies to publish advance notice of any proposed or revised computermatching program for comment. The United States Postal Service (Postal Service), Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing notice of its intent to conduct a computermatching program with the
The Postal Service proposes to revise USPS STD 7A, which governs the design of curbside mailboxes. The proposed revision was developed through a consensus process and was approved by a committee of representatives from mailbox manufacturers, mailbox accessory manufacturers, and the Postal Service.
This proposed rule would revise the standards for preparation of Periodicals nonlettersize mailing jobs that include both an automation flats mailing and a Presorted flats mailing to require use of the cosacking preparation method in Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) M910.
This final rule amends section M041 of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM). Due to the limitations of aircraft used to transport mail, the Postal Service is lowering the maximum pallet height from 77 inches to 72 inches for Periodicals, Standard Mail (A), and Standard Mail (B) entered at Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.
On August 7, 2000, the Postal Service announced an interim rule in the Federal Register (65 FR 48171) providing a 5 percent discount off the regular postage for all Express Mail International Service (EMS) shipments paid by an Express Mail Corporate Account (EMCA). The Postal Service hereby gives notice that it is implementing the interim rule on
The Postal Service is proposing to add new sections to the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) and to title 39, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), to reflect policies and regulations pertaining to all postage evidencing systems that generate informationbased indicia (IBI). We originally published policies and regulations for public review and comment in
The Postal Service is amending the interim rule on Priority Mail Global Guaranteed service to establish it as a permanent international mail service, to announce a name change, and to expand the service to include a new classification for nondocument (merchandise) shipments. This interim rule will also extend the optional insurance coverage to
The Postal Service is proposing to amend the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) to clarify the policy on unused meter stamps. We are also proposing to add policies for refunds for postage and fees paid by informationbased indicia (IBI); refunds of valid, unused IBI; and refunds of the remaining balance on a postal security device (PSD) that is surrendered
Pursuant to its authority under Title 39 U.S.C. 407, the Postal Service is proposing changes in international postal rates and fees and certain categories of mail classifications. As required under the Postal Reorganization Act, the proposed changes will result in international postal rates that do not apportion the costs of the service so as to