International Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference, 64724-64725 [2012-25996]

Download as PDF 64724 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 205 / Tuesday, October 23, 2012 / Rules and Regulations section to coordinate protest activities so that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places or vessels. INFORMATION CONTACT consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. 14. Environment This rule will not cause a taking of private property or otherwise have taking implications under Executive Order 12630, Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights. We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023–01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA)(42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), and have determined that this action is one of a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule involves the establishment of a safety zone around the fall out area of a fireworks display. This rule is categorically excluded from further review under paragraph 34(g) of Figure 2–1 of the Commandant Instruction. An environmental analysis checklist supporting this determination and a Categorical Exclusion Determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. 9. Civil Justice Reform List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 165 This rule meets applicable standards in sections 3(a) and 3(b)(2) of Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform, to minimize litigation, eliminate ambiguity, and reduce burden. Harbors, Marine Safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 165 as follows: 7. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531–1538) requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. 8. Taking of Private Property 10. Protection of Children We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13045, Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. This rule is not an economically significant rule and does not create an environmental risk to health or risk to safety that may disproportionately affect children. 11. Indian Tribal Governments This rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES 12. Energy Effects This action is not a ‘‘significant energy action’’ under Executive Order 13211, Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use. 13. Technical Standards This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Oct 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 PART 165—REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS 1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, and 160.5; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. 2. Add § 165.T13–231 to read as follows: ■ § 165.T13–231 Safety Zone; Leukemia & Lymphoma Light the Night Walk Fireworks Display; Willamette River, Portland, OR. (a) Location. The following area is a safety zone: All waters of the Willamette River at Portland, OR, bounded by the Steele Bridge to the north, the Burnside Bridge to the south, and the shoreline to the east and west. (b) Regulations. In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 if this part, no person or vessel may enter or remain in this zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representatives. (c) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced October 27, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. (P.D.T.) to 7:30 p.m. (P.D.T.). PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Dated: October 11, 2012. B.C. Jones, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River. [FR Doc. 2012–26003 Filed 10–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 20 International Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference AGENCY: ACTION: Postal ServiceTM. Final rule. The Postal Service announces the issuance of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®) dated June 24, 2012, updated with Postal Bulletin revisions through June 14, 2012, and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations. SUMMARY: This final rule is effective on October 23, 2012. The incorporation by reference of the IMM is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of [October 23, 2012. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizbeth Dobbins, (202) 268–3789. The International Mail Manual was issued on June 24, 2012, and was updated with postal bulletin revisions through June 14, 2012. It replaced all previous editions. The IMM continues to enable the Postal Service to fulfill its longstanding mission of providing affordable, universal mail service. It continues to: (1) Increase the user’s ability to find information; (2) increase the users’ confidence that they have found the information they need; and (3) reduce the need to consult multiple sources to locate necessary information. The provisions throughout this issue support the standards and mail preparation changes implemented since the version of April 17, 2011. The International Mail Manual is available to the public on the Postal Explorer® Internet site at https://pe.usps.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 20 Foreign relations; Incorporation by reference. In view of the considerations discussed above, the Postal Service hereby amends 39 CFR part 20 as follows: E:\FR\FM\23OCR1.SGM 23OCR1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 205 / Tuesday, October 23, 2012 / Rules and Regulations PART 20—INTERNATIONAL POSTAL SERVICE POSTAL SERVICE 1. The authority citation for part 20 continues to read as follows: International Product and Price Changes ■ Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(a); 13 U.S.C. 301– 307; 18 U.S.C. 1692–1737; 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 407, 414, 416, 3001–3011, 3201–3219, 3403–3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001. 2. Amend § 20.1 by revising paragraph (a), revising the caption of the table in paragraph (b), and adding a new entry at the end of the table, to read as follows: ■ § 20.1 International Mail Manual; incorporation by reference. (a) Section 552(a) of title 5, U.S.C., relating to the public information requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, provides in pertinent part that matter reasonably available to the class of persons affected thereby is deemed published in the Federal Register when incorporated by reference therein with the approval of the Director of the Federal Register. In conformity with that provision and 39 U.S.C. 410(b)(1), and as provided in this part, the Postal Service hereby incorporates by reference its International Mail Manual (IMM), issued June 24, 2012. The Director of the Federal Register approves this incorporation by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR Part 51. (b) The current Issue of the IMM is incorporated by reference in paragraph (a) of this section. Successive Issues of the IMM are listed in the following table: International mail manual * * IMM .......................... ■ Date of issuance emsp;* * June 24, 2012. 3. Revise § 20.2 to read as follows: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES § 20.2 Effective date of the International Mail Manual. Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice. BILLING CODE 7710–12–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Oct 22, 2012 Jkt 229001 Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM®), to reflect the prices, product features, and classification changes to Competitive Services, as established by the Governors of the Postal Service. DATES: Effective January 27, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Klutts at 813–877–0372. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: New prices are available under Docket Number CP2013–3 on the Postal Regulatory Commission’s Web site at https://www.prc.gov. This final rule describes the international price and classification changes and the corresponding mailing standards changes for the following Competitive Services: • Global Express Guaranteed® (GXG®). • Express Mail International®. • Priority Mail International®. • First-Class Package International ServiceTM. • International Priority AirmailTM (IPA®). • International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®). • Direct Sacks of Printed Matter to One Addressee (M-bags). • International Extra Services: Æ Certificate of Mailing. Æ Registered MailTM Service. Æ Return Receipt Service. Æ Pickup On Demand® Service. • International Money Transfer Services: Æ International Postal Money Orders and Money Order Inquiry Fee. Æ Sure Money® (DineroSeguro®). New prices are located on the Postal Explorer® Web site at https:// pe.usps.com. SUMMARY: Global Express Guaranteed The provisions of the International Mail Manual issued June 24, 2012, are applicable with respect to the international mail services of the Postal Service. [FR Doc. 2012–25996 Filed 10–22–12; 8:45 am] 39 CFR Part 20 Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) is an international expedited delivery service provided through an alliance with FedEx Express®. The price increase for GXG service averages 9.6 percent. The Commercial BaseTM price and Commercial PlusTM price for customers that prepare and pay for GXG shipments via permit imprint, online at USPS.com®, or as registered end-users using an authorized PC Postage® vendor PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 64725 will remain a variable discount (based on the item’s weight and price group) of up to 12 percent below the retail price for Commercial Base price and up to 17 percent below the retail price for Commercial Plus price. The price for GXG insurance is unchanged. Finally, customers tendering at least $100,000 in revenue per year for not only GXG, Express Mail International, Priority Mail International, but also First-Class Package International Service may request authorization for commercial plus discounts. Express Mail International Express Mail International service provides reliable, high-speed service to approximately 190 countries with a money-back, date-certain delivery guarantee to select destinations. The price increase for Express Mail International service averages 13.2 percent. The Commercial Base price and Commercial Plus price for customers that prepare and pay for Express Mail International shipments via permit imprint, online at USPS.com, or as registered end-users using an authorized PC Postage vendor will remain a variable discount (based on the item’s weight and price group) of up to 10 percent below the retail price for Commercial Base price and up to 16 percent below the retail price for Commercial Plus price. Customers tendering at least $100,000 in revenue per year for not only GXG, Express Mail International, Priority Mail International, but also First-Class Package International Service may request authorization for commercial plus discounts. In addition, the following product features and classification changes are made: Express Mail International Insurance To provide additional value, we are increasing the limit for the included merchandise insurance for Express Mail International shipments from $100 to $200. Merchandise insurance insures against loss, damage, or missing contents. The document reconstruction insurance limit remains at $100. Finally, the price for Express Mail International merchandise insurance for items over $200 is unchanged. Flat Rate Envelopes For consistency, we are updating the IMM to reflect a 4-pound maximum weight limit for all Express Mail International Flat Rate Envelopes to match the Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelopes. Previously the weight limit was 20 pounds. E:\FR\FM\23OCR1.SGM 23OCR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 205 (Tuesday, October 23, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-25996]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 20


International Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference

AGENCY: Postal Service\TM\.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service announces the issuance of the Mailing 
Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail 
Manual (IMM[supreg]) dated June 24, 2012, updated with Postal Bulletin 
revisions through June 14, 2012, and its incorporation by reference in 
the Code of Federal Regulations.

DATES: This final rule is effective on October 23, 2012. The 
incorporation by reference of the IMM is approved by the Director of 
the Federal Register as of [October 23, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizbeth Dobbins, (202) 268-3789.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The International Mail Manual was issued on 
June 24, 2012, and was updated with postal bulletin revisions through 
June 14, 2012. It replaced all previous editions. The IMM continues to 
enable the Postal Service to fulfill its long-standing mission of 
providing affordable, universal mail service. It continues to: (1) 
Increase the user's ability to find information; (2) increase the 
users' confidence that they have found the information they need; and 
(3) reduce the need to consult multiple sources to locate necessary 
information. The provisions throughout this issue support the standards 
and mail preparation changes implemented since the version of April 17, 
2011. The International Mail Manual is available to the public on the 
Postal Explorer[supreg] Internet site at https://pe.usps.com.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 20

    Foreign relations; Incorporation by reference.

    In view of the considerations discussed above, the Postal Service 
hereby amends 39 CFR part 20 as follows:

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PART 20--INTERNATIONAL POSTAL SERVICE

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1. The authority citation for part 20 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(a); 13 U.S.C. 301-307; 18 U.S.C. 1692-
1737; 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 407, 414, 416, 3001-3011, 3201-
3219, 3403-3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001.


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2. Amend Sec.  20.1 by revising paragraph (a), revising the caption of 
the table in paragraph (b), and adding a new entry at the end of the 
table, to read as follows:


Sec.  20.1  International Mail Manual; incorporation by reference.

    (a) Section 552(a) of title 5, U.S.C., relating to the public 
information requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, provides 
in pertinent part that matter reasonably available to the class of 
persons affected thereby is deemed published in the Federal Register 
when incorporated by reference therein with the approval of the 
Director of the Federal Register. In conformity with that provision and 
39 U.S.C. 410(b)(1), and as provided in this part, the Postal Service 
hereby incorporates by reference its International Mail Manual (IMM), 
issued June 24, 2012. The Director of the Federal Register approves 
this incorporation by reference in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 
1 CFR Part 51.
    (b) The current Issue of the IMM is incorporated by reference in 
paragraph (a) of this section. Successive Issues of the IMM are listed 
in the following table:

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         International mail manual                Date of issuance
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                              * * emsp;* *
IMM.......................................  June 24, 2012.
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3. Revise Sec.  20.2 to read as follows:


Sec.  20.2  Effective date of the International Mail Manual.

    The provisions of the International Mail Manual issued June 24, 
2012, are applicable with respect to the international mail services of 
the Postal Service.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice.
[FR Doc. 2012-25996 Filed 10-22-12; 8:45 am]
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