[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 42 (Friday, March 2, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 12724]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5049]


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POSTAL SERVICE\TM\

39 CFR Part 20


International Postal Service--Global Expedited Package Services 
(GEPS) Contracts

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service will revise Mailing Standards of the United 
States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM[supreg]) to 
incorporate a change concerning the requirements that a mailer must 
meet in order to qualify for a Global Expedited Package Services (GEPS) 
contract.

DATES: Effective date: April 1, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret M. Falwell, 202-268-2576.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service[supreg] 
gives notice that, on January 30, 2012, the Postal Service filed with 
the Postal Regulatory Commission a notice of a minor classification 
change for the international competitive product Global Expedited 
Package Services (GEPS) Contracts. The minor classification change 
concerns the requirements that a mailer must meet in order to qualify 
for a GEPS contract. This change is designed for consistency with 
published commercial plus pricing discounts for Express Mail 
International and Priority Mail International. The Commission concurred 
with the notice in its Order No. 1225, issued on February 10, 2012. 
Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket No. MC2012-8.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 20

    Foreign relations, International postal services.

    Accordingly, 39 CFR Part 20 is amended as follows:

PART 20--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for 39 CFR part 20 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. 552(a); 13 U.S.C. 301-307; 18 U.S.C. 1692-
1737; 39 U.S.C. 101, 401, 403, 404, 407, 414, 416, 3001-3011, 3201-
3219, 3403-3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001.


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2. Revise the following sections of Mailing Standards of the United 
States Postal Service, International Mail Manual (IMM), as follows:
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2 Conditions for Mailing

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297 Customized Agreements

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297.2 Qualifying Mailers

[Revise IMM 297.2 as follows:]

    To qualify for a GEPS contract, a mailer must be capable, on an 
annualized basis, of paying at least $200,000 in international postage 
to the Postal Service.
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    We will publish an amendment to 39 CFR part 20 to reflect these 
changes.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice.
[FR Doc. 2012-5049 Filed 3-1-12; 8:45 am]
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