Postal Service July 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revision to Mailing Standards for Lithium Batteries
Document Number: 2017-15624
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted, and Perishable Mail, in various sections to provide new mailing standards for lithium batteries. Publication 52 was developed to provide expanded requirements for the mailing of hazardous, restricted, and perishable materials.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, & First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-15620
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Rules of Conduct for Postal Employees
Document Number: 2017-15311
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-21
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising its rules concerning employee conduct to specify the circumstances under which a nonbargaining employee may consume intoxicating beverages at an Officer Approved Event or a Postmaster General Approved event. This revision is intended to ensure that the relevant rules conform to the Postal Service's existing practices regarding this matter.
Notice of Availability: Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Commercial Off-the-Shelf Vehicle Acquisitions, Nationwide
Document Number: 2017-15082
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
To comply with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Postal Service has prepared and is making available for comments a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Vehicle Acquisitions (the Proposed Action), which is national in scope. This PEA evaluated the environmental impacts of the Proposed Action and an Alternative Action versus taking No Action. The Draft PEA can be reviewed online at http:/ /about.usps.com/what-we-are-doing/green/pdf/cots-pea.pdf.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-15081
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Production or Disclosure of Material or Information; Adding the Definition of a Record and Clarifying Language Concerning the Timing of Responses to Requests and Specific Categories of Records
Document Number: 2017-14934
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-18
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is adding the definition of a record to its regulations concerning the Freedom of Information Act. The Postal Service is deleting language in order to clarify the timing of responses to requests. The Postal Service is also adding two words to two provisions in its Freedom of Information Act regulations concerning special categories of records, for clarification purposes.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-14879
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-14765
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Inspection Service Authority; Technical Correction
Document Number: 2017-14763
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-14
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Postal Service[supreg] is making a technical correction to ensure that its regulations governing the use of mail covers are consistent with current mail classification terminology, by changing the product name ``Standard Mail[supreg]'' to ``USPS Marketing MailTM'' wherever necessary.
Product Change-Parcel Select Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-14633
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail and First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2017-14421
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-11
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.