[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 140 (Friday, July 20, 2018)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 34505-34506]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-15548]


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POSTAL SERVICE

39 CFR Part 111


New Mailing Standards for Mailpieces Containing Liquids: 
Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Postal Service \TM\.

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On July 9, 2018, the United States Postal Service (USPS[reg]) 
published a Federal Register proposed rule titled, ``New Mailing 
Standards for Mailpieces Containing Liquids.'' The USPS has received 
several requests to extend the comment period for this proposed rule 
and is, accordingly, extending the comment period scheduled to close on 
August 8, 2018, until September 30, 2018.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Mail or deliver written comments to the manager, Product 
Classification, U.S. Postal Service, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Room 4446, 
Washington, DC 20260-5015. If sending comments by email, include the 
name and address of the commenter and send to 
ProductClassification@usps.gov, with a subject line of ``New Standards 
for Liquids.'' Faxed comments are not accepted.
    You may inspect and photocopy all written comments, by appointment 
only, at USPS Headquarters Library, 475 L'Enfant Plaza SW, 11th Floor 
North, Washington, DC 20260. These records are available for review on 
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., by calling 202-268-2906.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct questions to Wm. Kevin Gunther 
at wkgunther@uspis.gov or phone at (202) 268-7208, or Michelle Lassiter 
at michelle.d.lassiter@usps.gov or phone at (202) 268-2914.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document extends the public comment 
period for the proposed rule entitled ``New Mailing Standards for 
Mailpieces Containing Liquids,'' published in the Federal Register On 
July 9, 2018. USPS is extending the comment period to ensure that the 
public has sufficient time to review and comment on the proposal. USPS 
is proposing this rule under the authorities listed in the July 9th 
document. Further information on this proposal may be found in the USPS 
notice published in the Federal Register on July 9, 2018 (83 FR 31712).
    USPS solicits comments on all aspects of the proposal and 
specifically on

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recommendations that reflect industry best practices for shipping 
liquids.

Ruth Stevenson,
Attorney, Federal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2018-15548 Filed 7-19-18; 8:45 am]
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