Postal Service July 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Domestic Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference
Document Number: 2012-18590
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-31
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service announces the issuance of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) dated June 24, 2012, and its incorporation by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Product Change-First-Class Package Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-18224
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-26
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.
Proposed Eligibility Criteria for Bound Printed Matter Parcels
Document Number: 2012-18085
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-07-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is considering the adoption of a new criterion for eligibility of Bound Printed Matter (BPM) parcels by adding a physical density threshold for individual mailpieces.
Board of Governors Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2012-18065
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-23
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Parcel Select Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2012-17636
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-20
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: 2012-17634
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-20
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: 2012-17633
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-20
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-Every Door Direct Mail-Retail
Document Number: 2012-17300
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-17
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice of filing of a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Every Door Direct MailRetail to the market-dominant product list within the Mail Classification Schedule.
Authorization to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems; Discontinued Indicia
Document Number: 2012-17067
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-07-13
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service proposes to amend the rules concerning the manufacture and distribution of postage evidencing systems to clarify that effective January 1, 2016, all postage evidencing systems (postage meters and PC Postage[supreg] products) will be required to produce Information-Based Indicia (IBI) or Intelligent Mail[supreg] Indicia (IMI) for evidence of pre-paid postage, and that indicia from noncompliant systems will not be recognized as valid postage.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2012-16869
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-11
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Postal Service[supreg] is proposing to modify a Customer Privacy Act System of Records. These modifications reflect the addition of language preferences selected by the customer and an update to the system manager's title.
New Express Mail Price Category-Express Mail Padded Flat Rate Envelope
Document Number: 2012-16488
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-10
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 expand Express Mail[supreg] product options to include a new Padded Flat Rate Envelope.