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This rule provides contact information for submission of questions or comments and all notification, plans, and reports directed by regulation throughout 39 CFR Part 501Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters.
The United States Postal Service provides mailers with both manual and electronic address sequencing services for their address lists, including electronic address sequencing (EAS) service and computerized delivery sequencing (CDS) service. Mailers who prepare their mail using these services may qualify for postage discounts. In addition, these
This final rule deletes International Mail Manual (IMM) 292.212, 292.213, and 293.75, which authorized mailers who spent $2 million or more combined on International Priority Airmail (IPA) and International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) in the preceding Postal Service fiscal year to receive discounted postage rates.
This final rule sets forth the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) standards adopted by the Postal Service to implement the Priority Mail flatrate box experiment pursuant to the October 27, 2004, Decision of the Governors of the Postal Service approving the Recommend Decision of the Postal Rate Commission in its Docket No. MC20042. The recommended decision
In this final rule the Postal Service adopts an amendment to Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) standards concerning material eligible for mailing at Standard Mail postage rates. The revised standards clarify the circumstances in which mail containing ``personal'' information may be eligible for Standard Mail, rather than FirstClass Mail, rates. The
This proposed rule would amend the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) to require an endorsement requesting forwarding or return on certain mailpieces containing checks sent at Standard Mail postage rates, including ``convenience'' and ``balance transfer'' checks.
This final rule amends the regulations that define a postage meter and its components and a manufacturer and/or distributor of postage meters. The rule also puts forth the responsibilities of any authorized person or entity to notify the Postal Service upon a change in ownership or control, or bankruptcy or insolvency, and identifies factors the
The Postal Service announces the issuance of Issue 30 of the International Mail Manual (IMM), and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.
This notice sets forth the changes to the Domestic Mail Classification Schedule to be implemented as a result of the Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Opinion and Recommended Decision of the Postal Rate Commission Approving Stipulation and Agreement on Experimental Periodicals Copalletization Dropship Discounts
This rule amends the Postal Service regulations to reflect current information regarding the publication and availability of the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM).
By this notice, the Postal ServiceTM revises the Retirement Plan for Manually Set Postage Meters, published in the Federal Register on December 13, 2000, pages 7793477938, for meters with lease expiration dates on or after October 1, 2004. The retirement date for these manually set electronic meters will be May 31, 2005. The Postal
On September 14, 2004, the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service adopted a number of amendments to its Bylaws. These amendments changed the quorum of Governors required to vote on a recommended decision of the Postal Rate Commission, reserved the election of the Board's Vice Chairman to the Governors, and altered the rules for
This rule corrects outdated or incorrect information in the text of the cautionary label required to be placed on rented postage meters.
Times and Dates: 11 a.m., Monday, September 13, 2004; 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2004.
Place: Boston Massachusetts, at the Hotel Commonwealth, 500 Commonwealth Avenue, in the Esplanade Room.
Status: September 1311 a.m. (Closed); September 148:30 a.m. (Open) Matters to be Considered:
Monday, September 1311 a.m. (Closed)
1. Office of
In this final rule, the Postal Service adopts an amendment to Domestic Mail Manual standards governing insurance advertising in Nonprofit Standard Mail. The amendment sets forth guidelines for determining whether the coverage provided by an insurance policy offered by an authorized nonprofit organization to its members is not generally otherwise
This rule amends the Postal Service regulations on enforcement and suspension of the Private Express Statutes to correct obsolete addresses.
This final rule replaces United States Postal
Service[reg] (USPS[reg]) Standard 4B,
Receptacles, Apartment House, Mail, which governs the design of wall
mounted centralized mail receptacles whether utilized in commercial, residential, mixed
residential or other types of structures. The new standard was developed
The Postal Service is seeking comments on a proposal that adds additional standards for the visibility of address elements and presort designation (i.e., optional endorsement lines, barcoded pressure sensitive package labels, or facing slips) on bundles of flatsize and irregular parcel mailpieces. The proposed new standards apply only to bundles
This proposed rule provides standards that would allow sample copies of authorized Periodicals publications to be mailed with merchandise mailed at Parcel Post[reg] or Bound Printed Matter rates of postage.
This proposed rule provides a change to the Domestic Mail Manual (DMMTM ) that would eliminate the signature waiver option for Signature ConfirmationTM service under DMM S919.1.10. The Postal ServiceTM is proposing this change because the signature waiver option is no longer necessary. Additionally, this option has
This interim rule provides standards for a Postal Service\TM\ experiment. The experiment will test whether additional rate incentives would encourage the copalletization and dropshipment of currently sacked bundles of individual Periodicals publications that have high editorial content, are heavier weight, and have small mailed circulation. This
This rule amends the Postal Service regulations on general organization, delegations of authority, and relationships and communication channels to bring these regulations into line with the Postal Service's current organizational structure. It also removes several obsolete parts from the subchapter dealing with organization and administration.
This rule amends the Postal Service's regulations concerning tort claims to correct mailing addresses and to clarify ambiguous provisions.
The Postal Service announces the publication of Issue 3 of the Postal Service Purchasing Manual. Issue 3 supersedes previous editions of the Purchasing Manual, and is incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.