Postal Service May 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sunshine Act Meeting; Board of Governors
Document Number: 2012-13377
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Revised Service Standards for Market-Dominant Mail Products
Document Number: 2012-12564
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the service standards for market-dominant mail products, as part of its Network Rationalization initiative. Some portions of the new standards will be implemented in two phases.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11788
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11787
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11786
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11784
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11783
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11782
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-16
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-Parcel Select Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11503
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-14
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.
Product Change-Parcel Select & Parcel Return Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-11501
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-14
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.
Mailings of Lithium Batteries
Document Number: 2012-11459
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-14
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 601.10.20, to incorporate standards that prohibit the outbound international mailing of lithium batteries and devices containing lithium batteries. This prohibition also extends to the mailing of lithium batteries to and from an APO, FPO, or DPO location. However, this prohibition does not apply to lithium batteries authorized under DMM 601.10.20 when mailed within the United States or its territories.
Periodicals-Recognition of Distribution of Periodicals via Electronic Copies
Document Number: 2012-11107
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-09
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 707.6 to permit limited reporting of electronic copies of Periodicals publications to satisfy the circulation standards for Periodicals qualification. Standards require that at least 50% of the circulated copies be distributed to those who subscribe to a general publication or request a Requester publication.
Product Change-Standard Mail Saturation Flats Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-10860
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-07
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice of filing of a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a Standard Mail Saturation Flats negotiated service agreement to the market-dominant product list within the Mail Classification Schedule.
Transfer of Parcel Post to the Competitive Product List
Document Number: 2012-10741
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-04
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 Parcel Post from the Mail Classification Schedule's Market-Dominant Product List to its Competitive Product List.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-10854
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-03
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Board of Governors Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-10852
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-03
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
POSTNET Barcode Discontinuation
Document Number: 2012-10505
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-03
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) throughout various sections to discontinue price eligibility based on the use of POSTNETTM barcodes on all types of mail.