Revisions to the Requirements for Authority to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems, 33163-33164 [07-2955]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 115 / Friday, June 15, 2007 / Rules and Regulations by all vessels and persons is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or his designated representative. Humanpowered vessels 20 feet or less in length, and other vessels specified by Major League Baseball or the City of San Francisco, will be permitted to enter and remain in the security zone at McCovey Cove. All persons and vessels must consent to search before being permitted to enter this zone. (d) Enforcement. All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or the designated on-scene patrol personnel. Patrol personnel comprise commissioned, warrant, and petty officers of the Coast Guard onboard Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local, state, and federal law enforcement vessels. 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During the fireworks display, scheduled to start at approximately 9:15 p.m. on July 4, 2007, the barge will be located approximately 1,500 feet from Municipal Wharf #2 in position 36° 36.178′ N, 121° 53.172′ W. In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 of this part, entry into, transit through, or anchoring within this safety zone by all vessels and persons is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco, or his designated representative. The Coast Guard has granted the event sponsor a marine event permit for the fireworks display. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1191 and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). In addition to this notice, the maritime community will be provided advance notification of the enforcement via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. If the Captain of the Port determines that the safety zone need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 33163 Dated: May 30, 2007. W.J. Uberti, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, San Francisco. [FR Doc. E7–11603 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 501 Revisions to the Requirements for Authority to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems Postal Service. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In this final rule, the Postal ServiceTM amends its regulations on authorization to manufacture and distribute postage evidencing systems. The amendment corrects language that conflicts with the way we do business with PC Postage vendors. DATES: This rule is effective July 16, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlo Kay Ivey at 202–268–7613 or Postage Technology Management, Postal Service, at 703–292–3691. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Postal Service published a final rule in the Federal Register on November 9, 2006 to revise 39 CFR 501, Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters. As a result, language was used in paragraph 501.16(d) that is in conflict with the way we do business with PC Postage vendors. This revision will correct that language. List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 501 Administrative practice and procedure. I 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 EVIDENCING SYSTEMS 1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 501 continues to read as follows: I 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. 2. Section 501.16 is revised to read as follows: I § 501.16 PC postage payment methodology. (a) The PC Postage customer is permitted to make payments for postage E:\FR\FM\15JNR1.SGM 15JNR1 33164 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 115 / Friday, June 15, 2007 / Rules and Regulations rmajette on PROD1PC64 with RULES in one of two ways: Automated clearinghouse (ACH) transfer or credit card. (b) The provider must make payments on behalf of the customer to the Postal Service in accordance with contractual and/or regulatory responsibilities. (c) The Postal Service requires that the provider publicize to all PC Postage customers the following payment options (listed in order of preference): (1) Automated clearinghouse (ACH) debits/credits. (2) Credit cards. (d) Returned ACH debits are the responsibility of the Postal Service. The RC must lock the customer account immediately so that the customer is unable to reset the account until the Postal Service receives payment in full. (e) Refunds. The provider issues a refund to a customer for any unused postage in a Postage Evidencing System. After verification by the Postal Service, the provider will be reimbursed by the Postal Service for the individual refunds provided to customers by the provider. (f) Security and revenue protection. To receive Postal Service approval to continue to operate PC Postage systems, the provider must submit to a periodic audit of its system, to be conducted by an independent systems auditor, the frequency and scope of which shall be determined by PTM. All such audits will be an expense of the provider. (g) Inspection of records and facilities. The provider must make its facilities, which handle the operation of the PC Postage system and all records about the operation of the system, available for inspection by representatives of the Postal Service at all reasonable times. (h) To the extent that the customer maintains funds on deposit for the payment of postage, the provider is required to incorporate the following language into its agreements with PC Postage customers: Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement— PC Postage By signing this agreement with the provider, you represent that you have read the Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement—PC Postage and are familiar with its terms. You agree that, upon execution of this agreement with the provider, you will also be bound by all terms and conditions of the Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement—PC Postage, as it may be amended from time to time. Neva Watson, Attorney, Legislative. [FR Doc. 07–2955 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Jun 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION 39 CFR Parts 3000, 3001, 3002, 3003 and 3004 [Docket No. RM2007–2; Order No. 5] Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service Postal Regulatory Commission. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This document identifies limited amendments to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) related to passage of a postal reform law. The amendments affect nomenclature, section numbering, and citation to statutory authority. These changes will facilitate operation and practice under the new law. Additional conforming changes are under consideration. Given the technical and administrative nature of the changes, comments are not required or requested. DATES: Effective June 15, 2007. Newly redesignated § 3002.3 is suspended indefinitely. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 202–789–6820 and stephen.sharfman@prc.gov. The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA), Public Law 109–435 (December 20, 2006), recast the Postal Rate Commission as the Postal Regulatory Commission and modified its responsibilities and authorities. To recognize these changes, existing provisions in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) must be amended. This rulemaking is part of that process. Chapter III of title 39 of the CFR is amended to read Postal Regulatory Commission. The authority identified in Parts 3000, 3001, 3002, and 3004 as 39 U.S.C. 3603 is amended to read 39 U.S.C. 503. The name Postal Regulatory Commission is substituted for Postal Rate Commission in sections 3000.735– 101, 3001.3, 3001.5(c), 3001.9(a), 3001.17(b)(1), 3001.17(b)(2), 3001.31(k)(3)(i)(i), 3001.110, 3001.114, 3001.116, 3002 section contents, 3002.1, 3002.3(a), 3003.2(a) and 3003.7. In Part 3002—Organization, the statutory functions of the agency and its individual offices are being revised, and amended regulations will be issued in the future. To accommodate revised regulations, sections 3002.3 through 3002.7 are renumbered as 3002.10 through 3002.14, and section 3002.8, Official Seal, is renumbered as 3002.3. The provisions of renumbered section 3002.3, Official Seal, are suspended. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 New section 3002.15 is added to allow for an appropriate description of the functions of the newly established Office of Public Affairs and Governmental Relations. New section 3002.16 is added to allow for an appropriate description of the functions of the newly established Office of Inspector General. Revisions to part 3001—Rules of Practice and Procedure are also under preparation. The following table summarizes the impact of this order on provisions in 39 CFR, part 3002. Part 3002—Organization 3002.1 Retain without change 3002.2 Retain without change 3002.3 Redesignate as 3002.10 3002.8 Redesignate as 3002.3 and Suspend 3002.4 through 8 Retain and Reserve 3002.9 Add new section and Reserve 3002.3 Redesignate as 3002.10 3002.4 Redesignate as 3002.11 3002.5 Redesignate as 3002.12 3002.6 Redesignate as 3002.13 3002.7 Redesignate as 3002.14 Add two new sections 3002.15 Office of Public Affairs and Governmental Relations 3002.16 Office of Inspector General Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission adopts the revisions referred to in the body of this order. 2. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. Issued March 9, 2007. Signed June 8, 2007. By the Commission. Steven W. Williams, Secretary. List of Subjects 39 CFR Part 3000 Conflict of interest. 39 CFR Part 3001 Administrative practice and procedure, Confidential business information, Freedom of information, Sunshine Act. 39 CFR Part 3002 Organization and functions (Government agencies), Seals and insignia. 39 CFR Part 3003 Privacy. 39 CFR Part 3004 Administrative practice and procedure, Confidential business information, Freedom of information. E:\FR\FM\15JNR1.SGM 15JNR1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 115 (Friday, June 15, 2007)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 33163-33164]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2955]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 501


Revisions to the Requirements for Authority to Manufacture and 
Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems

AGENCY: Postal Service.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: In this final rule, the Postal ServiceTM amends its 
regulations on authorization to manufacture and distribute postage 
evidencing systems. The amendment corrects language that conflicts with 
the way we do business with PC Postage vendors.

DATES: This rule is effective July 16, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlo Kay Ivey at 202-268-7613 or 
Postage Technology Management, Postal Service, at 703-292-3691.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Postal Service published a final rule in 
the Federal Register on November 9, 2006 to revise 39 CFR 501, 
Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Meters.
    As a result, language was used in paragraph 501.16(d) that is in 
conflict with the way we do business with PC Postage[supreg] vendors. 
This revision will correct that language.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 501

    Administrative practice and procedure.

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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 
EVIDENCING SYSTEMS

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1. The authority citation for 39 CFR 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. Section 501.16 is revised to read as follows:


Sec.  501.16  PC postage payment methodology.

    (a) The PC Postage customer is permitted to make payments for 
postage

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in one of two ways: Automated clearinghouse (ACH) transfer or credit 
card.
    (b) The provider must make payments on behalf of the customer to 
the Postal Service in accordance with contractual and/or regulatory 
responsibilities.
    (c) The Postal Service requires that the provider publicize to all 
PC Postage customers the following payment options (listed in order of 
preference):
    (1) Automated clearinghouse (ACH) debits/credits.
    (2) Credit cards.
    (d) Returned ACH debits are the responsibility of the Postal 
Service. The RC must lock the customer account immediately so that the 
customer is unable to reset the account until the Postal Service 
receives payment in full.
    (e) Refunds. The provider issues a refund to a customer for any 
unused postage in a Postage Evidencing System. After verification by 
the Postal Service, the provider will be reimbursed by the Postal 
Service for the individual refunds provided to customers by the 
provider.
    (f) Security and revenue protection. To receive Postal Service 
approval to continue to operate PC Postage systems, the provider must 
submit to a periodic audit of its system, to be conducted by an 
independent systems auditor, the frequency and scope of which shall be 
determined by PTM. All such audits will be an expense of the provider.
    (g) Inspection of records and facilities. The provider must make 
its facilities, which handle the operation of the PC Postage system and 
all records about the operation of the system, available for inspection 
by representatives of the Postal Service at all reasonable times.
    (h) To the extent that the customer maintains funds on deposit for 
the payment of postage, the provider is required to incorporate the 
following language into its agreements with PC Postage customers:

Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement--PC Postage

    By signing this agreement with the provider, you represent that 
you have read the Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement--PC Postage 
and are familiar with its terms. You agree that, upon execution of 
this agreement with the provider, you will also be bound by all 
terms and conditions of the Acknowledgment of Deposit Requirement--
PC Postage, as it may be amended from time to time.

Neva Watson,
Attorney, Legislative.
[FR Doc. 07-2955 Filed 6-14-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7710-12-M