[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 113 (Monday, June 13, 2022)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 35701]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-12596]



39 CFR Part 111

Parcels Prepared in Soft Packaging

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Proposed rule; withdrawal.


SUMMARY: The Postal Service is withdrawing the proposed rule that would 
have added new subsections to establish parcel selvage standards and to 
clarify how to measure parcels prepared in soft packaging.

DATES: The proposed rule published on March 24, 2022 (87 FR 16700), is 
withdrawn effective [immediately or June 13, 2022.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen F. Key at (202) 268-7492 or 
Garry Rodriguez at (202) 268-7281.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the proposed rule that was published in 
the Federal Register on March 24, 2022, the Postal Service proposed to 
implement a two-inch maximum of selvage on the length and the width of 
a parcel prepared in soft packaging and to provide a clarification 
defining how to measure parcels prepared in soft packaging to generally 
determine the length, width, and height of the mailpiece.
    In consideration of concerns expressed by members of the mailing 
community during the proposed rule comment period, the Postal Service 
has elected to withdraw the proposed rule.

Joshua J. Hofer,
Attorney, Ethics & Legal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2022-12596 Filed 6-10-22; 8:45 am]