[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 147 (Tuesday, July 31, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 45246-45247]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-18590]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 111


Domestic Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference

AGENCY: Postal Service\TM\.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: This final rule is effective on July 31, 2012. The incorporation 
by reference of the DMM dated June 24, 2012 is approved by the Director 
of the Federal Register as of July 31, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lizbeth Dobbins (202) 268-3789.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The most recent issue of the Domestic Mail 
Manual (DMM) is dated June 24, 2012. This issue of the DMM contains all 
Postal Service domestic mailing standards, and continues to: (1) 
Increase the user's ability to find information; (2) increase 
confidence that users have found all the information they need; and (3) 
reduce the need to consult multiple chapters of the Manual to locate 
necessary information. The issue dated June 24, 2012, sets forth 
specific changes, including new standards throughout the DMM to support 
the standards and mail preparation changes implemented since the 
version issued on July 5, 2011.
    Changes to mailing standards will continue to be published through 
Federal Register notices and the Postal Bulletin, and will appear in 
the next online version available via the Postal Explorer[supreg] Web 
site at: http://pe.usps.com.

List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 111

    Administrative practice and procedure, Incorporation by reference.

    In view of the considerations discussed above, the Postal Service 
hereby amends 39 CFR Part 111 as follows:

PART 111--GENERAL INFORMATION ON POSTAL SERVICE

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1. The authority citation for 39 CFR Part 111 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, 414, 416, 3001-3011, 3201-3219, 
3403-3406, 3621, 3622, 3626, 3632, 3633, and 5001.


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2. Amend Sec.  111.3 by adding a new entry to the table at the end of 
paragraph (f), as follows:


Sec.  111.3  Amendment to the Mailing Standards of the United States 
Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual.

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    (f) * * *

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DMM.............................  June 24, 2012.....  [Insert FR
                                                       citation for this
                                                       rule].
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Sec.  111.4  [Amended]

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3. Amend Sec.  111.4 by removing ``August 9, 2011'' and adding ``July 
31, 2012'' in its place.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Legal Policy & Legislative Advice.
[FR Doc. 2012-18590 Filed 7-30-12; 8:45 am]
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