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The Postal Service \TM\ is proposing a major redesign of its international products including changes in prices and mail classifications. There are two main features of this redesign.
First, we propose to more closely align our international products with their domestic counterparts for ease of use and added value to customers. This will be
Date and Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2006, at 2 p.m.; and Wednesday, December 6, 2006, at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Place: Washington, DC, at U.S. Postal Service Headquarters, 475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., in the Benjamin Franklin Room.
Status: December 52 p.m.Closed; December 68:30 a.m.Open; December 610 a.m. Closed
Matters to be Considered: Tuesday,
This final rule revises the requirements for authority to manufacture and distribute postage evidencing systems. This final rule includes updating the regulations, removing obsolete text, and incorporating pertinent portions of the rules for postage meters (Postage Evidencing Systems) formerly contained in section P030 of the Mailing Standards of
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at 2 p.m.; and Wednesday, November 15, 2006, at 8:30 a.m.
Place: Washington, DC., at U.S. Postal Service Headquarters, 475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., in the Benjamin Franklin Room.
Status: November 142 p.m.Closed; November 158:30 a.m.Open.
Matters to be Considered:
Tuesday, November 14 at 2 p.m. (Closed).
On September 11, 2006, the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service adopted a revision to its bylaws. The purpose of this revision was to enable Postal Service management to submit relatively minor Negotiated Service Agreements (NSAs) to the Postal Rate Commission for consideration without first submitting those minor NSAs to the
The Postal Service is revising its mailing standards and packaging requirements for Division 6.2 infectious substances based on the criteria published by the World Health Organization. Our revised standards adopt many of the changes the Department of Transportation made to its regulations for the shipment and packaging of hazardous materials. We
The Postal Service revises the standards for mailing sharps and other regulated medical waste containers. The new standards include improvements to the packaging, the package testing, and the process for authorizing and suspending authorization.
The Postal Service \TM\ plans to conduct an ongoing matching program to identify any current Postal Service employees, who are required by state law to register on a state's public registry of sex offenders. State registries contain information about individuals who are statutorily required to register, having committed sexuallyviolent offenses
The Postal Service plans to conduct an ongoing matching program to identify any current Postal Service employees who are required by state law to register on a state's public registry of sex offenders. State registries contain information about individuals who are statutorily required to register, having committed sexuallyviolent offenses against
On May 3, 2006, the Postal Service filed a request with the Postal Rate Commission to change prices for virtually all domestic mailing services. The Commission designated the filing as Docket No. R20061. This proposed rule provides the mailing standards that would accompany the new prices if the R20061 price change proposal is adopted.
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 on Extension of Capital One NSA, Docket No. MC20066.
This final rule transfers responsibility for final agency decisions in connection with Post OfficeTM box termination, caller service termination, and denial of service appeals from the Judicial Officer Department to the vice president and Consumer Advocate.
The Postal ServiceTM is transferring responsibility for representation of the Postal Service in certain consumer protection administrative actions before the Judicial Officer Department from the Office of the General Counsel to the Inspection Service Office of Counsel.
The Postal Service TM proposes to require customs declarations on certain Priority Mail [supreg] mailpieces to or from ZIP Codes TM beginning with the prefix 969.
The Postal Service proposes to require mailers to use polywrap film meeting one set of specifications when using polywrap on automationrate flatsize mailpieces.
In person and by telephone vote on July 12, 2006, a majority of the
members contacted and voting, the Board of Governors voted to close to
public observation a meeting held in Washington, DC via teleconference.
The Board determined that prior public notice was not possible. Items Considered:
1. Strategic Planning.
2. Rate Case Update.
This final rule sets forth the standards that will be adopted by the Postal ServiceTM to implement the electronic data and automated processes of the Electronic Verification System (eVS) for permit imprint Parcel Select[supreg] manifest mailings and eliminate current paperdriven and manual processes used for such mailings. This required
This document amends the standards in the Domestic Mail Manual concerning the duration and submission of temporary changeofaddress orders.
In this proposed rule, the Postal ServiceTM
proposes to revise the content of Title 39, Code of Federal
Regulations, Part 501 (39 CFR 501), Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters. This
proposed revision includes updating the regulations, removing obsolete text, and incorporating pertinent portions of
The Postal ServiceTM proposes to revise the existing system of records titled, ``Inspector General Investigative Records 700.300.'' It is being revised to enable the Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) to meet its responsibilities under the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended by the Inspector General Act Amendments of
Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 6, 2006; and 9 a.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2006.
Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, at the Westin Hotel, 50 South Capitol Avenue.
Status: June 68:30 a.m. (Closed); June 79 .a.m. (Closed).
Matters to Be Considered:
Tuesday, June 6, at 8:30 a.m. (Closed)
1. Labor Negotiations Planning.
2. Rate Case Planning.
To improve service for Periodicals mail, the Postal Service provided mailers the option to prepare origin mixed area distribution center (ADC) bundles and sacks beginning October 27, 2005. This final rule adopts our proposal to make the preparation of origin mixed ADC bundles and sacks required beginning July 6, 2006.
The Postal Service is proposing new standards for mailing sharps and other regulated medical waste containers. Our proposal includes changes to the packaging, the package testing, and the process for authorizing and suspending authorization.
This final rule adopts new mailing standards to make Parcel Return Service a permanent classification. Parcel Return Service replaces the former Parcel Return Services experiment and is now open to all postal customers who meet the participation requirements.