[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 66822-66823]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23335]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 111


Domestic Mail Manual; Incorporation by Reference

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

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 July 11, 2016, and its incorporation by reference 
in the Code of Federal Regulations.

DATES: This final rule is effective on September 29, 2016. The 
incorporation by reference of the DMM dated July 11, 2016, is approved 
by the Director of the Federal Register as of September 29, 2016.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The most recent issue of the Domestic Mail 
Manual (DMM) is dated July 11, 2016. 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 July 11, 2016, sets forth 
specific changes, including new standards throughout the DMM to support 
the standards and mail preparation changes implemented since the 
version issued on January 25, 2015.
    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. In Sec.  111.3 amend paragraph (f) by revising the last entry in the 
table and adding a new entry at the end of the table to read 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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 Transmittal letter for issue          Dated             publication
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DMM 300.......................  January 25, 2015...  80 FR 13492 [INSERT
                                                      FR CITATION FOR
                                                      THIS RULE].
DMM 300.......................  July 11, 2016.
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Sec.  111.4  [Amended]

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3. Amend Sec.  111.4 by removing ``July 31, 2012'' and adding 
``September 29, 2016''.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Federal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-23335 Filed 9-28-16; 8:45 am]
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