Postal Service December 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

United States Postal Service Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 05-24685
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-30
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
New Marking Requirement for Bound Printed Matter Machinable Parcels
Document Number: E5-7857
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes a new marking requirement for Bound Printed Matter machinable parcels consisting of multiple pieces secured with transparent shrinkwrap. Under our proposal, mailers must use a firm optional endorsement line or apply a pressure-sensitive firm bundle Label F. The new marking will enable our automated equipment to recognize that a Bound Printed Matter parcel is intended for a single address.
New Preparation Requirements for Bundles of Mail on Pallets
Document Number: 05-24209
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-21
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule changes preparation requirements for bundles of Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Package Services flat-size mail or irregular parcels on pallets. The rule gives the conditions under which mailers must prepare an area distribution center, bulk mail center/ auxiliary service facility, or sectional center facility pallet with 250 or more pounds of bundles.
Domestic Mail: New Postal Rates and Fees
Document Number: 05-23488
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Governors of the U.S. Postal Service accepted the Postal Rate Commission's recommendation to increase most postal rates and fees by approximately 5.4 percent. The Board of Governors set 12:01 a.m. Sunday, January 8, 2006, as the effective date for the new prices.
Conduct on Postal Property
Document Number: 05-23507
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-01
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends Postal Service regulations pertaining to conduct on postal property. The purpose of these amendments is to clarify the regulations.