Seamless Acceptance Program, 4231-4232 [2016-32057]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Proposed Rules 2–1 of Commandant Instruction M16475.lD. A preliminary environmental analysis checklist and Categorical Exclusion Determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. We seek any comments or information that may lead to the discovery of a significant environmental impact from this proposed rule. G. Protest Activities The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. Protesters are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places, or vessels. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS V. Public Participation and Request for Comments We view public participation as essential to effective rulemaking, and will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. 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The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1231; 50 U.S.C. 191; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, and 160.5; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. ■ 2. Add § 165.844 to read as follows: § 165.844 Safety Zone; Tennessee River, Mile 446.0 to 454.5; Chattanooga, TN (a) Location. All waters of the Tennessee River beginning at mile marker 446.0 and ending at mile marker 454.5 at Chattanooga, TN. (b) Effective date. This rule is effective during periods of high water flow when flow rates reach or exceed 100,000 cubic feet per second at Chickamauga lock and dam on the Tennessee River at mile marker 471.0. (c) Periods of Enforcement. This rule will be enforced whenever flow rates reach or exceed 100,000 cubic feet per second at Chickamauga lock and dam on the Tennessee River at mile marker 471.0. The Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative will inform the public through broadcast notice to mariners of the enforcement period for the safety zone. (d) Regulations. (1) In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 of this part, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative. (2) Persons or vessels desiring entry into or passage through the zone must request permission from the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative. U. S. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley may be contacted on VHF Channel 13 or 16, or at 1–800–253– 7465. (3) All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley and designated U.S. Coast Guard patrol personnel. On-scene U.S. Coast Guard patrol personnel include commissioned, warrant, and petty officers of the U.S. Coast Guard. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: The Postal Service proposes to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) to add the mail preparation requirements governing participation in the Seamless Acceptance Program. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 13, 2017. ADDRESSES: Mail or deliver written comments to the manager, Product Classification, U.S. Postal Service, 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Room 4446, Washington, DC 20260–5015. If sending comments by email, include the name and address of the commenter and send to ProductClassification@usps.gov, with a subject line of ‘‘Seamless Acceptance Program.’’ Faxed comments are not accepted. You may inspect and photocopy all written comments, by appointment only, at USPS® Headquarters Library, 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW., 11th Floor North, Washington, DC 20260. These records are available for review on Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., by calling 202–268–2906. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct questions or comments to Heather Dyer by email at heather.l.dyer@usps.gov or phone (207) 482–7217, or Jacqueline Erwin by email at jacqueline.r.erwin@usps.gov or phone (202) 268–2158. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Seamless Acceptance is an option for entering commercial mailings. It leverages fullservice mailing technology by using scans from USPS® mail processing equipment and hand held devices to automate verification and payment for commercial First-Class Mail cards, letters, and flats, Periodicals, Standard Mail letters and flats, and Bound Printed Matter Flats. Mailers may participate in the Seamless Acceptance Program by contacting the PostalOne! Helpdesk at 1–800–522–9085. To participate in the Seamless Acceptance Program, mailers must meet the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAP1.SGM 13JAP1 4232 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Proposed Rules standards in DMM 705.22.0. Additional information, including information regarding verification and associated assessments under the Seamless Acceptance Program, is provided in Publication 6850, Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats, at https:// postalpro.usps.com/node/581. List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 111 Administrative practice and procedure, Postal Service. Although exempt from the notice and comment requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553(b), (c)) regarding proposed rulemaking by 39 U.S.C. 410(a), the Postal Service invites public comments on the following proposed revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations. See 39 CFR 111.1. Accordingly, 39 CFR part 111 is proposed to be amended as follows: PART 111—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 111 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, 414, 416, 3001–3011, 3201– 3219, 3403–3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001. 2. Revise the following sections of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), as follows: ■ Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) * * * * * 700 Special Standards * * * * associated assessments on the Seamless Acceptance Program, is provided in Publication 6850, Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats, available at https:// postalpro.usps.com/node/581. 22.2 Approval Mailers may seek authorization to participate in the Seamless Acceptance Program by contacting the PostalOne! Helpdesk at 1–800–522–9085. 22.3 Basic Standards First-Class Mail, Periodicals, and Standard Mail letters and flats and BPM barcoded flats, are potentially eligible for Seamless Acceptance. All mailpieces, including basic and nonautomation must be prepared as outlined in 23.0; mailers must meet the following standards: a. Meet all the content and price eligibility standards for the price claimed. b. Prepare 90% Full-Service eligible volume c. Participate in the Seamless Parallel Program d. Participate in eInduction under 20.0 for DMU-verified origin entry or destination entry-drop shipments. 22.3.1 Intelligent Mail Barcode Exception Under special circumstances where mailers are unable to use an Intelligent Mail Barcode on every piece an exception may be granted by Business Mailer Support (BMS); see 608.8 for contact information. * * * * * We will publish an appropriate amendment to 39 CFR part 111 to reflect these changes, if our proposal is adopted. Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Compliance. * 705 Advanced Preparation and Special Postage Payment Systems [FR Doc. 2016–32057 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P * * * * * [Add new section 22.0, to read as follows:] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS 22.0 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Seamless Acceptance Program 22.1 Description Seamless Acceptance uses Intelligent Mail barcodes, electronic documentation (eDoc), and scans from USPS mail processing equipment and hand held devices, to automate verification of and payment for FirstClass Mail cards, letters, and flats, Periodicals, Standard Mail letters and flats, and Bound Printed Matter flats. Additional information, including information regarding verification and VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:35 Jan 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 40 CFR Part 63 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2015–0730; FRL–9958–24– OAR] RIN 2060–AS93 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Nutritional Yeast Manufacturing Risk and Technology Review Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Proposed rule; Notice of public hearing and extension of comment period. ACTION: On December 28, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice to announce its proposed amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for the Manufacturing of Nutritional Yeast source category. The notice also requested public comment on the proposed amendments. The EPA is announcing that a public hearing will be held. In addition, the EPA is extending the public comment period. DATES: The public hearing will be held on January 25, 2017. Written comments must be received on or before February 24, 2017. ADDRESSES: The public hearing will be held on January 25, 2017, at the EPA’s North Carolina campus located at 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711. The hearing will convene at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) and will conclude no later than 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). If there are no additional registered speakers, the EPA will end the hearing 2 hours after the last registered speaker has concluded their comments. The EPA will make every effort to accommodate all speakers. The EPA’s Web site for the rulemaking, which includes the proposal and information about the hearing, can be found at: https:// www.epa.gov/stationary-sources-airpollution/manufacturing-nutritionalyeast-national-emission-standards. For information on submitting your written comments, refer to the proposed reconsideration notice published at 81 FR 95810 in the Federal Register on December 28, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you would like to present oral testimony at the public hearing, registration will begin on January 13, 2017. To register to speak at a hearing, please contact Aimee St. Clair at (919) 541–1063 or at stclair.aimee@epa.gov. The last day to pre-register to present oral testimony in advance will be January 23, 2017. If using email, please provide the following information: The time you wish to speak, name, affiliation, address, email address, and telephone number. Time slot preferences will be given in the order requests are received. Additionally, requests to speak will be taken the day of the hearing at the hearing registration desk, although preferences on speaking times may not be able to be fulfilled. Please note that registration requests received before each hearing will be confirmed by the EPA via email. We cannot guarantee SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAP1.SGM 13JAP1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 4231-4232]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-32057]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 111


Seamless Acceptance Program

AGENCY: Postal Service\TM\.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service proposes to revise Mailing Standards of the 
United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) to add 
the mail preparation requirements governing participation in the 
Seamless Acceptance Program.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 13, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Mail or deliver written comments to the manager, Product 
Classification, U.S. Postal Service, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Room 4446, 
Washington, DC 20260-5015. If sending comments by email, include the 
name and address of the commenter and send to 
ProductClassification@usps.gov, with a subject line of ``Seamless 
Acceptance Program.'' Faxed comments are not accepted.
    You may inspect and photocopy all written comments, by appointment 
only, at USPS[supreg] Headquarters Library, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW., 
11th Floor North, Washington, DC 20260. These records are available for 
review on Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., by calling 202-268-
2906.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct questions or comments to 
Heather Dyer by email at heather.l.dyer@usps.gov or phone (207) 482-
7217, or Jacqueline Erwin by email at jacqueline.r.erwin@usps.gov or 
phone (202) 268-2158.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Seamless Acceptance is an option for 
entering commercial mailings. It leverages full-service mailing 
technology by using scans from USPS[supreg] mail processing equipment 
and hand held devices to automate verification and payment for 
commercial First-Class Mail cards, letters, and flats, Periodicals, 
Standard Mail letters and flats, and Bound Printed Matter Flats. 
Mailers may participate in the Seamless Acceptance Program by 
contacting the PostalOne! Helpdesk at 1-800-522-9085. To participate in 
the Seamless Acceptance Program, mailers must meet the

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standards in DMM 705.22.0. Additional information, including 
information regarding verification and associated assessments under the 
Seamless Acceptance Program, is provided in Publication 6850, 
Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for Letters and Flats, at 
https://postalpro.usps.com/node/581.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 111

    Administrative practice and procedure, Postal Service.

    Although exempt from the notice and comment requirements of the 
Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553(b), (c)) regarding proposed 
rulemaking by 39 U.S.C. 410(a), the Postal Service invites public 
comments on the following proposed revisions to Mailing Standards of 
the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), 
incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations. See 39 
CFR 111.1.
    Accordingly, 39 CFR part 111 is proposed to be amended as follows:

PART 111--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 111 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, 414, 416, 3001-3011, 3201-3219, 
3403-3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001.

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2. Revise the following sections of Mailing Standards of the United 
States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), as follows:

Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail 
Manual (DMM)

* * * * *

700 Special Standards

* * * * *

705 Advanced Preparation and Special Postage Payment Systems

* * * * *
    [Add new section 22.0, to read as follows:]

22.0 Seamless Acceptance Program

22.1 Description

    Seamless Acceptance uses Intelligent Mail barcodes, electronic 
documentation (eDoc), and scans from USPS mail processing equipment and 
hand held devices, to automate verification of and payment for First-
Class Mail cards, letters, and flats, Periodicals, Standard Mail 
letters and flats, and Bound Printed Matter flats. Additional 
information, including information regarding verification and 
associated assessments on the Seamless Acceptance Program, is provided 
in Publication 6850, Publication for Streamlined Mail Acceptance for 
Letters and Flats, available at https://postalpro.usps.com/node/581.

22.2 Approval

    Mailers may seek authorization to participate in the Seamless 
Acceptance Program by contacting the PostalOne! Helpdesk at 1-800-522-
9085.

22.3 Basic Standards

    First-Class Mail, Periodicals, and Standard Mail letters and flats 
and BPM barcoded flats, are potentially eligible for Seamless 
Acceptance. All mailpieces, including basic and nonautomation must be 
prepared as outlined in 23.0; mailers must meet the following 
standards:
    a. Meet all the content and price eligibility standards for the 
price claimed.
    b. Prepare 90% Full-Service eligible volume
    c. Participate in the Seamless Parallel Program
    d. Participate in eInduction under 20.0 for DMU-verified origin 
entry or destination entry-drop shipments.

22.3.1 Intelligent Mail Barcode Exception

    Under special circumstances where mailers are unable to use an 
Intelligent Mail Barcode on every piece an exception may be granted by 
Business Mailer Support (BMS); see 608.8 for contact information.
* * * * *
    We will publish an appropriate amendment to 39 CFR part 111 to 
reflect these changes, if our proposal is adopted.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Federal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-32057 Filed 1-12-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7710-12-P