Postal Service 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2013-31105
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Postal Service[supreg] (Postal Service) is proposing to modify a General Privacy Act System of Records. These updates will account for an additional data element that the Postal Service uses to identify applicants, as well as how employee and applicant information is retrieved after a complaint or inquiry is received by the Postal Service from an employee or applicant who is deaf or hard of hearing.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-31100
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Priority Mail Express Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-30955
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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 Express Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-30954
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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: 2013-30953
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-27
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.
Deferral of Compliance Date: Full-Service Intelligent Mail Barcode Requirement To Qualify for Automation Prices
Document Number: 2013-30705
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-27
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service gives notice that it is deferring the previously-announced compliance date of January 26, 2014, for mailers to use full-service Intelligent Mail[supreg] to qualify for automation prices when mailing First-Class Mail[supreg], Standard Mail[supreg]; Periodicals[supreg], and Bound Printed Matter[supreg] mailpieces.
New Standards To Enhance Package Visibility
Document Number: 2013-30023
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-18
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 require the use of Intelligent Mail[supreg] package barcodes (IMpb) on all commercial parcels, and to require the transmission of supporting electronic documentation including piece-level address or ZIP+4[supreg] Code information. Included in these new requirements is a per-piece price adjustment for mailpieces not complying with the IMpb standards. The Postal Service is also adding DMM reference to a future requirement to use a complete destination delivery address or an 11-digit delivery point validated ZIP Code TM in the mailer's electronic documentation.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
Document Number: 2013-29879
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-18
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
On September 26, 2013, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective January 26, 2014. This final rule contains the revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) that we will adopt to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-29877
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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: 2013-29876
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-17
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.
Sunshine Act Meeting; Board of Governors
Document Number: 2013-28822
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-28403
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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: 2013-28402
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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: 2013-28401
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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: 2013-28399
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-27
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.
Change in Rates and Classes of General Applicability for Competitive Products
Document Number: 2013-28152
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
This notice sets forth changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products.
International Product and Price Changes
Document Number: 2013-27710
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-21
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 Competitive Products Pricing and Mailing Standards Changes
Document Number: 2013-27728
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-20
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is amending its Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]), to reflect changes to prices and mailing standards for certain competitive products.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-26929
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-08
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-25812
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
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 Express and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-25810
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
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 Return Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-25807
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-31
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.
New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products
Document Number: 2013-24980
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
On September 26, 2013, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective January 2014. This proposed rule contains the revisions to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) that we would adopt to implement the changes coincident with the price adjustments.
International Mailing Services: Proposed Price Changes-Exigent
Document Number: 2013-24931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In October 2013, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective on January 26, 2014. The Postal Service proposes to revise various sections of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) to reflect these new price changes.
Product Change-Parcel Select & Parcel Return Service Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-24930
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-24
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.
International Mailing Services: Proposed Price Changes-CPI
Document Number: 2013-24929
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-10-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
In October 2013, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price adjustments with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), effective on January 26, 2014. The Postal Service proposes to revise various sections of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) to reflect these new price changes.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-24335
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-22
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.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-24723
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-21
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Transfer of Post Office Box Section 21412 to Competitive Fee Group
Document Number: 2013-23978
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice that Post Office[supreg] Box service for ZIP Code[supreg] 21412 is reassigned from its market dominant fee group to a competitive fee group.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-23386
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-26
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.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-23385
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-26
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.
Product Change-Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-22146
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-12
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: 2013-22144
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-09-12
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.
Addition of Round-Trip Mailer Product to the Competitive Product List
Document Number: 2013-21160
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-29
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby provides notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a product called ``Round-Trip Mailer'' to the competitive product list.
Balloting Materials Postage
Document Number: 2013-20799
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-08-28
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 703.8.0 to require that all ballot types include in the balloting materials a marking to indicate that the proper amount of postage must be paid and the balloting materials must also indicate the specific amount of postage for the return of ballots, unless mailed under certain specified exceptions.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-20301
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-20299
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Organization Name and Address Change
Document Number: 2013-17712
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-24
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising the rules concerning authorization to manufacture and distribute postage evidencing systems to reflect that the Office of Postage Technology Management is now known as Payment Technology and has a new mailing address.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2013-17325
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Postal Service[supreg] is proposing to modify four General Privacy Act Systems of Records. These updates are being made to account for additional methods that the Postal Service uses to contact applicants, employees, and former employees. Additionally, changes are being made to one record system to include assessments of postal employees and to expand the locations where information from such assessments may be stored. Lastly, changes are being made to another record system pertaining to personnel research to include former Postal Service employees as a category of individuals covered by that system and to modify one of the purposes of the system.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-17323
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
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.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-17322
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-19
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.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-17083
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
New Standards to Enhance Package Visibility
Document Number: 2013-16524
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-11
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 require the use of Intelligent Mail[supreg] package barcodes (IMpb) on all commercial parcels, and to require the transmission of supporting electronic documentation including piece-level address or ZIP+4[supreg] Code information effective January 2014. In January 2015 the complete destination delivery address or an 11-digit delivery point validated ZIP Code will be required in the electronic documentation.
Collect on Delivery (COD)-Service Features
Document Number: 2013-16523
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-07-10
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 503.13, 507.4 and 508.1 to provide new standards for the automatic holding period for Collect on Delivery (COD) articles, expand the acceptable payment methods for COD articles, and provide current options for the redirecting of COD articles.
Market Test of Experimental Product - International Merchandise Return Service-Non-Published Rates
Document Number: 2013-16362
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-09
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby gives notice of a market test for International Merchandise Return ServiceNon-Published Rates in accordance with statutory requirements.
International Product Change-Priority Mail International Regional Rate Boxes-Non-Published Rates
Document Number: 2013-15767
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-02
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service hereby gives notice that it has filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Priority Mail International[supreg] Regional Rate BoxesNon-Published Rates to the Competitive Products List.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-15649
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-01
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.
Refunds and Exchanges
Document Number: 2013-15215
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service is revising Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM[supreg]) 604.9 and other DMM sections to remove obsolete standards pertaining to postage refunds and stamp exchanges, and to standardize processes for requesting refunds for PC Postage[supreg] labels and extra service refunds.
Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: 2013-14532
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
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.
Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2013-13232
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-04
Agency: Postal Service, Agencies and Commissions