Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters, 1348-1349 [05-279]

Download as PDF 1348 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 5 / Friday, January 7, 2005 / Rules and Regulations An appropriate amendment to 39 CFR part 111 will be published to reflect these changes. Neva Watson, Attorney, Legislative. [FR Doc. 05–135 Filed 1–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–C POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 501 Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters Postal Service. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under 39 CFR 501.1, only manufacturers and distributors authorized by the Postal Service,(tm) may manufacture and/or distribute postage meters in the United States. This final rule provides that the Postal Service may revoke or suspend, wholly VerDate jul<14>2003 16:17 Jan 06, 2005 Jkt 205001 or in part, authorization to distribute postage meters if the authorized entity or its agent makes or distributes false or misleading statements about actions or proposed actions of the Postal Service regarding the postage meter program. In addition, minor editorial changes were made to correct references to sections of part 501 that were in error. DATES: This rule is effective January 7, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Wilkerson, Manager of Postage Technology Management, at 703–292– 3691 or by fax at 703–292–4073. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Postal Service published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on November 20, 2003, to amend 39 CFR part 501, Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters. Comments on the proposed rule were due on or before December 20, 2003. We received no comments objecting to the proposed rule or requesting any changes. Therefore, the rule is adopted as final PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 without any changes. The editorial changes to correct references to sections of part 501 necessitated by the redesignation of certain sections are as follows: In section 501.2(c), the reference to section 501.21 is corrected to 501.22. In section 501.4, the reference to section 501.23 is corrected to 501.24. In section 501.6(d), the reference to section 501.20(c) is corrected to section 501.6(c). In section 501.23(i), reference to section 501.26 is corrected to section 501.27. In section 501.24(b), the reference to section 501.26 is corrected to section 501.27 and the reference to section 501.25 is corrected to section 501.26. In section 501.27(e), the reference to section 501.23 is corrected to section 501.24. In section 501.30(a), the reference to section 501.22(b) is corrected to section 501.23(b). List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 501 Administrative practice and procedure, Postal Service. E:\FR\FM\07JAR1.SGM 07JAR1 ER07JA05.003</GPH> BILLING CODE 7710–12–P Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 5 / Friday, January 7, 2005 / Rules and Regulations this action. Dow AgroScience requested this tolerance under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), as amended by the Food Quality Protection PART 501—AUTHORIZATION TO Act of 1996 (FQPA). MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTE DATES: This regulation is effective POSTAGE METERS January 7, 2005. Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or I 1. The authority citation for part 501 before March 8, 2005. continues to read as follows: ADDRESSES: To submit a written Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(a); 39 U.S.C. 101, objection or hearing request follow the 401, 403, 404, 410, 2601, 2605; Inspector detailed instructions as provided in General Act of 1978, as amended (Pub. L. 95– Unit VI. of the SUPPLEMENTARY 452, as amended); 5 U.S.C. App. 3. INFORMATION. EPA has established a I 2. Revise current § 501.13 title to read docket for this action under Docket ‘‘Reporting and Communications’’ and identification (ID) number OPP–2004– add new paragraph (e) to read as follows: 0042. All documents in the docket are listed in the EDOCKET index at http:/ § 501.13 Reporting and Communications. /www.epa.gov/edocket. Although listed * * * * * in the index, some information is not (e) Authorized postage meter publicly available, i.e., CBI or other manufacturers and distributors, and information whose disclosure is their agents and employees, must not restricted by statute. Certain other intentionally misrepresent to customers material, such as copyrighted material, of the Postal Service decisions, actions, is not placed on the Internet and will be or proposed actions of the Postal Service publicly available only in hard copy respecting its regulation of postage form. Publicly available docket meters in the United States. The Postal materials are available either Service reserves the right to suspend electronically in EDOCKET or in hard and/or revoke the authorization to copy at the Public Information and manufacture and/or distribute postage Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. meters throughout the United States or 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., in any part thereof under § 501.5 when Arlington, VA. This docket facility is the manufacturer, distributor, or agent open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday or employee of either fails to comply through Friday, excluding legal with this requirement. holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. Neva Watson, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Attorney, Legislative. George LaRocca, Registration Division [FR Doc. 05–279 Filed 1–6–05; 8:45 am] (7505C), Office of Pesticide Programs, BILLING CODE 7710–12–P Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.,Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (703) 308–8587; e-mail address: AGENCY larocca.george@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 40 CFR Part 180 I. General Information [OPP–2004–0042; FRL–7691–4] For the reasons set out in this document, the Postal Service is amending 39 CFR part 501 as follows: Spinosad; Pesticide Tolerance Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This regulation establishes a tolerance for residues of spinosad in or on grain, cereal, group 15 at 1.5 ppm; grain as aspirated fractions at 200 ppm; rice hulls at 4 ppm; meat of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 1.5 ppm; fat of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 33 ppm; meat byproducts of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 8 ppm; milk at 6 ppm; milk fat at 75 ppm; fat of poultry at 0.5 ppm; meat byproducts of poultry at 0.03 ppm; eggs at 0.05 ppm. EPA is also deleting certain spinosad tolerances that are no longer needed as a result of VerDate jul<14>2003 16:17 Jan 06, 2005 Jkt 205001 A. Does this Action Apply to Me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to: • Crop production (NAICS 111), e.g., agricultural workers; greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture workers; farmers. • Animal production (NAICS 112), e.g., cattle ranchers and farmers, dairy cattle farmers, livestock farmers. • Food manufacturing (NAICS 311), e.g., agricultural workers; farmers; greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture workers; ranchers; pesticide applicators. • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS 32532), e.g., agricultural workers; PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 1349 commercial applicators; farmers; greenhouse, nursery, and floriculture workers; residential users. This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Access Electronic Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? In addition to using EDOCKET (http:/ /www.epa.gov/edocket/), you may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at https://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. A frequently updated electronic version of 40 CFR part 180 is available at E-CFR Beta Site Two at https:// www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/. To access the OPPTS Harmonized Guidelines referenced in this document, go directly to the guidelines at https://www.epa.gpo/ opptsfrs/home/guidelin.htm/. II. Background and Statutory Findings In the Federal Register of June 23, 2004 (69 FR 35024) (FRL–7358–3), EPA issued a notice pursuant to section 408(d)(3) of FFDCA, 21 U.S.C. 346a(d)(3), announcing the filing of a pesticide petition PP 3F6754 by Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268. The petition requested that 40 CFR 180.495 be amended by establishing a tolerance for residues of the insecticide spinosad, in or on the raw agricultural commodity stored grain (wheat, barley, corn, oats, rice, and sorghum milo) at 1 ppm , soybean, sunflower, peanut, and cotton seed at 1 part per million (ppm); and birdseed at 3 ppm. That notice included a summary of the petition prepared by DowAgroScience LLC, the registrant. Based on EPA’s review, the petition described in Unit II. was revised by the petitioner (Dow AgroSciences) to propose tolerances for residues of spinosad for cereal grains group at 1.5 ppm; grain as aspirated fractions at 200 ppm; rice hulls at 4 ppm; meat of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 1.5 ppm; fat of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 33 ppm; meat byproducts of cattle, goats, hogs, horse and sheep at 8 ppm; milk at 6 ppm; milk fat at 75 ppm; fat E:\FR\FM\07JAR1.SGM 07JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 5 (Friday, January 7, 2005)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 1348-1349]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-279]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 501


Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters

AGENCY: Postal Service.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Under 39 CFR 501.1, only manufacturers and distributors 
authorized by the Postal Service,\(tm)\ may manufacture and/or 
distribute postage meters in the United States. This final rule 
provides that the Postal Service may revoke or suspend, wholly or in 
part, authorization to distribute postage meters if the authorized 
entity or its agent makes or distributes false or misleading statements 
about actions or proposed actions of the Postal Service regarding the 
postage meter program. In addition, minor editorial changes were made 
to correct references to sections of part 501 that were in error.

DATES: This rule is effective January 7, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Wilkerson, Manager of Postage 
Technology Management, at 703-292-3691 or by fax at 703-292-4073.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Postal Service published a proposed rule 
in the Federal Register on November 20, 2003, to amend 39 CFR part 501, 
Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters. Comments on 
the proposed rule were due on or before December 20, 2003. We received 
no comments objecting to the proposed rule or requesting any changes. 
Therefore, the rule is adopted as final without any changes. The 
editorial changes to correct references to sections of part 501 
necessitated by the redesignation of certain sections are as follows: 
In section 501.2(c), the reference to section 501.21 is corrected to 
501.22. In section 501.4, the reference to section 501.23 is corrected 
to 501.24. In section 501.6(d), the reference to section 501.20(c) is 
corrected to section 501.6(c). In section 501.23(i), reference to 
section 501.26 is corrected to section 501.27. In section 501.24(b), 
the reference to section 501.26 is corrected to section 501.27 and the 
reference to section 501.25 is corrected to section 501.26. In section 
501.27(e), the reference to section 501.23 is corrected to section 
501.24. In section 501.30(a), the reference to section 501.22(b) is 
corrected to section 501.23(b).

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 501

    Administrative practice and procedure, Postal Service.


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    For the reasons set out in this document, the Postal Service is 
amending 39 CFR part 501 as follows:

PART 501--AUTHORIZATION TO MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTE POSTAGE 
METERS

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1. The authority citation for part 501 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(a); 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 410, 
2601, 2605; Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended (Pub. L. 95-
452, as amended); 5 U.S.C. App. 3.


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2. Revise current Sec.  501.13 title to read ``Reporting and 
Communications'' and add new paragraph (e) to read as follows:


Sec.  501.13  Reporting and Communications.

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    (e) Authorized postage meter manufacturers and distributors, and 
their agents and employees, must not intentionally misrepresent to 
customers of the Postal Service decisions, actions, or proposed actions 
of the Postal Service respecting its regulation of postage meters in 
the United States. The Postal Service reserves the right to suspend 
and/or revoke the authorization to manufacture and/or distribute 
postage meters throughout the United States or in any part thereof 
under Sec.  501.5 when the manufacturer, distributor, or agent or 
employee of either fails to comply with this requirement.

Neva Watson,
Attorney, Legislative.
[FR Doc. 05-279 Filed 1-6-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7710-12-P