Postal Service 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-32377
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-32375
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-32374
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Express Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-32373
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Conduct on Postal Property
Document Number: 2010-31775
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Postal Service is updating its regulations concerning Conduct on Postal Property (COPP) to correct or eliminate outdated citations, obviate the need for continuous updates of such citations by harmonizing the regulations with federal law, and make certain other minor, editorial revisions.
Domestic Shipping Services Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes
Document Number: 2010-30668
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-08
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service published in the Federal Register of November 8, 2010 (75 FR 68430-68447), a document revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[reg]), to reflect changes to prices and mailing standards for the following Shipping Services: Express Mail[reg], Priority Mail[reg], Parcel Select[reg], and Recipient Services. This document clarifies and amends mailing standards and shipping package information.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-30667
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-06
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
International Service Changes-Israel
Document Number: 2010-30186
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) section 243.13, the Country Price Groups and Weight Limits, and the Individual Country Listings to incorporate a change in Israel's First-Class Mail International[supreg] price group.
Product Change-Parcel Return Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-30185
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-01
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Change in Rates and Classes of General Applicability for Competitive Products
Document Number: 2010-29812
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products.
Express Mail Open and Distribute and Priority Mail Open and Distribute
Document Number: 2010-29801
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 705.16 to require the use of a single-ply address label containing a service barcode with unique Service Type Code ``723'' or a ``DB'' prefix along with new Tag 257, Tag 267, or Label 257S, on all Express Mail[supreg] Open and Distribute containers. The Postal Service is also revising the service commitment for Express Mail Open and Distribute as a guaranteed end of day product; and adding a five-pound minimum weight requirement for Express Mail Open and Distribute and Priority Mail[supreg] Open and Distribute sacks.
Clarification of the Post Office Box Lock Replacement Fee
Document Number: 2010-29732
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 508.4.8.4 to clarify the applicability of the lock replacement fee for Post OfficeTM boxes to reflect current practice.
Group E Post Office Box Service
Document Number: 2010-29537
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-11-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[reg]) 508.4.6 to clarify eligibility, to simplify the standards, and to facilitate uniform administration for Group E (free) Post Office\TM\ (PO) Box service.
Market Test of Experimental Product: “Alternative Postage Payment Method for Greeting Cards”
Document Number: 2010-29288
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-22
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of a market test of an experimental product in accordance with statutory requirements.
2011 Changes for Domestic Mailing Services
Document Number: 2010-28590
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) to incorporate standards for the introduction of Address Information System services, for the discontinuation of rigid flats claiming flats prices, and other clarifications.
New Incentive Programs and Other Changes for Domestic Mailing Services
Document Number: 2010-28412
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM [supreg]) to incorporate standards for the two new Mailing Services incentive programs filed in November 2010 with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). This final rule also includes DMM revisions related to Move Update standards, also in the November 2010 PRC filing.
International Product and Price Changes
Document Number: 2010-28118
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]), to reflect the prices, product features, and classification changes to Competitive Services, as established by the Governors of the Postal Service.
Domestic Shipping Services Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes
Document Number: 2010-28119
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-08
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to reflect changes to prices and mailing standards for the following Shipping Services: Express Mail[supreg]; Priority Mail[supreg]; Parcel Select[supreg]; Recipient Services.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-27653
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
International Product Change-Inbound Expedited Services 4
Document Number: 2010-25911
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-14
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of its filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Inbound Expedited Services 4 to the Competitive Product List pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-25610
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service gives notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-25607
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service gives notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Express Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-25605
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service gives notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-25667
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-12
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; Board of Governors
Document Number: 2010-25658
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-08
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Address Correction Notices for Letters and Flats Qualifying for Full-Service Intelligent Mail and Changes to Move Update Standards
Document Number: 2010-23578
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is proposing to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) to change the number of days that mailers may receive additional notices for the same unique change-of-address or nixie record through Full- Service Intelligent Mail[supreg] at no charge. The Postal Service also proposes to add new Move Update standards, regarding change-of-address orders.
Express Mail Open and Distribute and Priority Mail Open and Distribute
Document Number: 2010-23315
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 705.16 to require the use of a single-ply address label containing a service barcode with unique Service Type Code ``723'' or a ``DB'' prefix along with new Tag 257, Tag 267, or Label 257S, on all Express Mail[supreg] Open and Distribute containers. The Postal Service also proposes to revise the service commitment for Express Mail Open and Distribute as a guaranteed end of day product; and to add a five-pound minimum weight requirement for Express Mail Open and Distribute and Priority Mail[supreg] Open and Distribute sacks.
Implementation of the Intelligent Mail Package Barcode
Document Number: 2010-23313
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is proposing to incorporate standards into Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) for the optional use of Intelligent Mail[supreg] package barcodes (IMpb), no later than January of 2011; and expects to require the mandatory use of IMpb on all domestic packages beginning in January 2012.
Revisions to the Requirements for Authority To Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems
Document Number: 2010-23031
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-16
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising its regulations to require that companies that manufacture and distribute postage evidencing systems (``Company or Companies'') engage a qualified, independent audit firm to perform an examination of and provide an opinion on the design and operating effectiveness of relevant internal control activities performed by the Companies as service providers to the Postal Service under the Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 70 (``SAS 70'').
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-22876
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Submission of Electronic Documentation With Comailed and Copalletized Mailings
Document Number: 2010-22134
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-07
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 705 and 707 to require mailers preparing comailed or copalletized mailings, or mail owners who contribute mailpieces to a consolidated comailed or copalletized mailing, to submit electronic documentation to the USPS[supreg] by an approved method.
Notice of Availability: Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Mobile Fueling Operations, Nationwide
Document Number: 2010-21149
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
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 a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the use of mobile fueling contractors to fuel postal vehicles on-site at selected Postal Service facilities located throughout the United States. This PEA evaluated the environmental impacts of the proposed action versus taking no action. Based on the results of the PEA, the Postal Service has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) indicating that the proposed action will not have a significant impact on the environment.
International Product Change-United States Postal Service Inbound Market-Dominant Multi-Service Agreements With Foreign Postal Operators
Document Number: 2010-21148
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Inbound Market-Dominant Multi- Service Agreements to the Market-Dominant Products List pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642.
International Product Change-United States Postal Service Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements With Foreign Postal Operators
Document Number: 2010-21147
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Inbound Competitive Multi-Service Agreements to the Competitive Products List pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642.
Transfer of Commercial Standard Mail Parcels to Competitive Product List
Document Number: 2010-21146
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to transfer commercial Standard Mail Parcels from the Mail Classification Schedule's Market Dominant Product List to its Competitive Product List.
Mailing of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Products to APO/FPO/DPO Destination Addresses
Document Number: 2010-20835
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 503.9 and 601.11 to permit the mailing of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to
Optional Mail Preparation Standards for Flat-Size Mailpieces in FSS Zones
Document Number: 2010-20055
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal ServiceTM is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) to provide optional mail preparation standards for flat- size Standard Mail, Periodicals, and Bound Printed Matter mailpieces prepared for delivery within ZIP[supreg] Codes served by Flats Sequencing System (FSS) processing.
International Product Change-Global Expedited Package Services-Non-Published Rates
Document Number: 2010-19488
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-06
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Global Expedited Package Services ContractsNon-Published Rates to the Competitive Products List pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-19351
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-19350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2010-19343
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-05
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service notice of filing of 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 pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3).
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2010-18124
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-22
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Content of Periodicals Mail
Document Number: 2010-17459
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-07-20
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 707.3, to update present ``content requirements'' on materials eligible for mailing at Periodicals prices with authorized Periodicals publications.
Address Management Services-Elimination of the Manual Card Option for Address Sequencing Services
Document Number: 2010-17460
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 507.8
New Standards for Domestic Mailing Services
Document Number: 2010-16810
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-09
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In July 2010, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective in January 2011. This proposed rule provides the mailing standards that would accompany the new prices in 2011.
International Mail: Proposed Changes in Prices and Fees
Document Number: 2010-16799
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-07-09
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In July 2010, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission, effective in January 2011. This proposed rule provides the mailing standards that would accompany new prices in 2011.
Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco-Prohibited in All Outbound and Inbound International Mail; Correction
Document Number: 2010-15811
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service published in the Federal Register of June 22, 2010, a final rule pertaining to the international mailing of inbound and outbound tobacco cigarettes and smokeless tobacco with an incorrect effective date. This document corrects that effective date.
Express Mail Next Day Delivery Postage Refund Amendment
Document Number: 2010-15336
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 114.2, 414.3, and 604.9, to state the conditions for Express Mail[supreg] Next Day Delivery postage refunds when shipments are mailed each year during the time period of December 22 through December 25.
Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco-Prohibited in All Outbound and Inbound International Mail
Document Number: 2010-14829
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) 136.4, pertaining to the mailing of tobacco cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. These provisions implement specific requirements of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act, which restricts the mailability of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.
International Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2010-14493
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service announces the issuance of Issue 36 of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.