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AGENCY:

Postal Service.

ACTION:

Notice of implementation of changes to domestic rates and fees.

SUMMARY:

This notice sets forth the changes to domestic rates and fees to be implemented as a result of the Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Recommended Decision on Further Reconsideration of the Postal Rate Commission on Postal Rate and Fee Changes, Docket No. R2000-1, dated May 7, 2001.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

July 1, 2001.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Daniel J. Foucheaux, Jr., (202) 268-2989.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On January 12, 2000, pursuant to its authority under 39 U.S.C. 3621, et seq., the Postal Service filed with the Postal Rate Commission (PRC) a Request for a Recommended Decision on Proposed Changes in Rates of Postage and Fees for Postal Services (Request). The PRC designated the filing as Docket No. R2000-1. On November 13, 2000, pursuant to its authority under 39 U.S.C. 3624, the PRC issued its Recommended Decision on the Postal Service's Request to the Governors of the Postal Service.

Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3625, the Governors of the United States Postal Service acted on the PRC's recommendations on December 4, 2000. In one decision, the Governors rejected the PRC's recommendations regarding Courtesy Envelope Mail, Information-Based Inidicia Program Mail, a flat-rate envelope for Priority Mail, and maximum weight figures for Standard Mail letters and breakpoint figures for Standard Mail. Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Recommended Decision of the Postal Rate Commission on Selected Mail Classification Matters, Docket No. R2000-1. In the second decision, the Governors acted on the remainder of the PRC's recommendations. Decision of the Start Printed Page 28570Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Recommended Decision of the Postal Rate Commission on Postal Rate and Fee Changes, Docket No. R2000-1. The Governors allowed under protest all of the remaining classification, fee, and rate changes. The Governors requested reconsideration of a number of issues from the Commission, including revenue requirement, First-Class Mail costs, Bound Printed Matter rates, and nonprofit Standard Mail rates. The Commission thereafter issued a notice soliciting comments on matters allowed under protest in the Governors' decision.

In the Commission's Further Recommended Decision, issued on February 9, 2001, the Commission recommended changes to rates for Bound Printed Matter and Certified Mail, but declined to make further adjustments in the revenue requirement. In a decision dated March 5, 2001, the Governors rejected the Commission's Further Recommended Decision, and resumbitted the Request, pursuant to 39 U.S.C.3625(d). Decision of the Governors of the Unitd States Postal Service on the Further Recommended Decision of the Postal Rate Commission on Postal Rate and Fee Changes, Docket No. R2000-1. On April 10, 2001, the Commission issued an Opinion and Recommended Decision on Further Reconsideration, wherein it declined to reconsider its rate recommendations. On May 7, 2001, the Governors exercised their authority to modify the rates recommended by the Commission. Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on the Recommended Decision on Further Reconsideration of the Postal Rate Commission on Postal Rate and Fee Changes, Docket No. R2000-1.

Attachment A to the Governors' Decision on Further Reconsideration, setting forth the fee and rate changes ordered into effect by the Governors, is set forth below. The rates and fees shown below reflect the revisions made to Rate Schedules 122 (Express Mail Custom Designed), 521.2C (Parcel Select DMBC Rates), and 522A-D (Bound Printed Matter) in errata issued on May 15, 2001. In accordance with the Decision of the Governors and Resolution No. 01-8 of the Board of Governors, the Postal Service hereby gives notice that the rate and fee changes set forth below will become effective at 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2001.

Attachment A To The Decision Of The Governors Of The United States Postal Service On The Recommended Decision On Further Reconsideration Of The Postal Rate Commission On Postal Rate And Fee Changes, Docket No. R2000-1

Modified Rate and Fee Schedules

[Express Mail Schedules 121, 122 and 123]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)Schedule 121 Same Day Airport ServiceSchedule 122 Custom DesignedSchedule 123 Next Day and Second Day PO to POSchedule 123 Next Day and Second Day PO to Addressee
\1/2\$9.40$9.55$12.45
113.9514.1016.25
213.9514.1016.25
316.9017.0519.15
419.7519.9022.05
522.6022.7524.85
625.4525.6027.70
728.1528.3030.45
829.4029.5531.65
930.6530.8032.95
1031.8532.0034.15
1133.4033.5535.70
1235.8536.0038.10
1337.1037.2539.85
1438.5038.6540.80
1539.7539.9042.00
1641.1041.2543.40
1742.5042.6544.75
1843.7543.9046.05
1945.0545.2047.35
2046.4546.6048.70
2147.7047.9050.00
2249.0049.2051.30
2350.4050.6052.70
2451.6551.8053.95
2553.0053.2055.25
2654.3054.4556.60
2755.6555.8557.90
2856.9557.1059.25
2958.3058.4560.55
3059.6559.8061.90
3160.9561.1063.20
3262.2562.4064.55
3363.6063.7565.80
3464.9065.0567.20
3566.2566.4068.45
3667.5567.7069.85
3768.8068.9571.35
3870.4070.3573.00
3972.0071.6574.60Start Printed Page 28571
4073.6573.1076.25
4175.2574.7077.85
4276.9076.3579.55
4378.5077.9581.10
4480.1579.6082.70
4581.7581.2084.15
4683.1082.7585.40
4784.5084.4586.90
4885.8586.0088.20
4987.2087.3589.50
5088.5088.6590.85
5189.9590.1592.30
5291.2591.4093.60
5392.6592.8095.00
5494.0094.1596.30
5595.3095.5097.70
5696.8096.9599.10
5798.0598.20100.40
5899.4099.55101.80
59100.95101.10103.30
60102.50102.65104.85
61104.25104.40106.60
62105.80105.95108.20
63107.45107.60109.75
64109.10109.30111.50
65110.75110.90113.05
66112.45112.60114.80
67114.05114.20116.35
68115.75115.90118.10
69117.35117.50119.65
70118.95119.10121.30
Schedules 121, 122 and 123 Notes:
1. The applicable 2-pound rate is charged for matter sent in a ‘flat rate’ envelope provided by the Postal Service.
2. Add $10.25 for each pickup stop.
3. Add $10.25 for each Custom Designed delivery stop.

First-Class Mail Rate Schedule 221

[Letters and Sealed Parcels]

Rate (cents)
Regular
Single Piece: First Ounce34.0
Presort 132.2
Qualified Business Reply Mail31.0
Additional Ounce 223.0
Nonstandard Surcharge
Single Piece11.0
Presort5.0
Automation-Presort 1
Letters 3
Basic Presort 428.0
3-Digit Presort 526.9
5-Digit Presort 625.5
Carrier Route Presort 724.5
Flats 8
Basic Presort 931.2
3-Digit Presort 1029.7
5-Digit Presort 1127.7
Additional Ounce 223.0
Nonstandard Surcharge5.0
Schedule 221 Notes
1 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each year at each office of mailing by any person who mails other than Single Piece First-Class Mail. Payment of the fee allows the mailer to mail at any First-Class rate. For presorted mailings weighing more than 2 ounces, subtract 4.6 cents per piece.
2 Rate applies through 13 ounces. Heavier pieces are subject to Priority Mail rates.
3 Rates apply to bulk-entered mailings of at least 500 letter-size pieces, which must be delivery point barcoded and meet other preparation requirements specified by the Postal Service and, for the Basic Presort rate, documents provided for entry as mail using Mailing Online or a functionally equivalent service, pursuant to section 981.
4 Rate applies to letter-size Automation-Presort category mail not mailed at 3-Digit, 5-Digit, or Carrier Route rates.
5 Rate applies to letter-size Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple three-digit ZIP Code destinations specified by the Postal Service.
6 Rate applies to letter-size Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple five-digit ZIP Code destinations specified by the Postal Service.
7 Rate applies to letter-size Automation-Presort category mail presorted to carrier routes specified by the Postal Service.
8 Rates apply to bulk-entered mailings of at least 500 flat-size pieces, each of which must be delivery point barcoded or bear a ZIP+4 barcode, and must meet other preparation requirements specified by the Postal Service, and, for the Basic Presort rate, to documents provided for entry as mail using Mailing Online or a functionally equivalent service, pursuant to section 981.
9 Rate applies to flat-size Automation-Presort category mail not mailed at the 3-Digit or 5-Digit rate.
10 Rate applies to flat-size Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple three-digit ZIP Code destinations specified by the Postal Service.
11 Rate applies to flat-size Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple five-digit ZIP Code destinations specified by the Postal Service.

First-Class Mail Rate Schedule 222

[Cards]

Rate (cents)
Regular
Single Piece21.0
Presort 119.0
Qualified Business Reply Mail18.0Start Printed Page 28572
Automation-Presort \1, 2\
Basic Presort 317.4
3-Digit Presort 416.8
5-Digit Presort 516.1
Carrier Route Presort 615.0
Schedule 222 Notes
1 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each year at each office of mailing by any person who mails other than Single Piece First-Class Mail. Payment of the fee allows the mailer to mail at any First-Class rate.
2 Rates apply to bulk-entered mailings of at least 500 pieces, which must be barcoded and meet other preparation requirements specified by the Postal Service and, for the Basic Presort rate, to documents provided for entry as mail using Mailing Online or a functionally equivalent service, pursuant to section 981.
3 Rate applies to Automation-Presort category mail not mailed at 3-Digit, 5-Digit, or Carrier Route rates.
4 Rate applies to Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple three-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
5 Rate applies to Automation-Presort category mail presorted to single or multiple five-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
6 Rate applies to Automation-Presort category mail presorted to carrier routes specified by the Postal Service.

First-Class Mail Schedule 223

[Priority Mail Subclass]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)Zones L1, 2, 3Zone 4Zone 5Zone 6Zone 7Zone 8
1$3.50$3.50$3.50$3.50$3.50$3.50
23.953.953.953.953.953.95
35.205.205.205.205.205.20
46.456.456.456.456.456.45
57.707.707.707.707.707.70
68.108.308.358.509.5510.40
78.408.909.009.3010.6011.85
88.509.509.6510.1011.6513.30
98.6510.1010.3010.9012.7014.75
108.7510.6510.9511.8013.7516.20
119.0011.2511.6012.8014.8017.65
129.2511.8512.2513.7515.8519.10
139.6512.4512.9014.7516.9020.55
1410.0513.0513.5515.7017.9522.00
1510.4513.6514.2016.6519.0023.45
1610.8514.2514.8517.6020.0524.90
1711.2514.8515.5018.6021.1026.35
1811.6515.4516.3019.5522.1527.80
1912.0516.0517.0520.5023.2029.25
2012.4516.6517.8521.4024.2530.70
2112.8517.2518.6022.4025.3032.15
2213.2517.8519.3523.3526.3533.60
2313.6518.4520.1524.3027.4035.05
2414.0519.0520.9525.2528.4536.50
2514.4519.6521.7526.2529.5037.95
2614.8520.2522.4527.2030.5539.40
2715.2520.8523.2528.1531.6040.85
2815.6521.4524.0529.1032.6542.30
2916.0522.0524.8530.0533.7043.75
3016.4522.6525.6031.0534.7545.20
3116.8523.2526.3531.9535.8046.65
3217.2523.8527.1532.9036.8548.10
3317.6524.4527.9533.8537.9049.55
3418.0525.0528.7034.8038.9551.00
3518.4525.6529.5035.8040.0052.45
3618.8526.2530.2536.7541.0553.90
3719.2526.9531.0537.7042.1055.35
3819.6527.5531.8038.7043.1556.80
3920.0528.2532.6039.6544.2058.25
4020.4528.9533.4040.6045.2559.70
4120.8529.5534.1541.5546.3061.15
4221.2530.2534.9042.4547.4062.60
4321.6530.9035.7043.4548.4564.05
4422.0531.5536.5044.4049.5565.50
4522.4532.2537.2545.3550.6066.95
4622.8532.9038.0046.3051.6568.40
4723.2533.5538.8047.3052.7569.85
4823.6534.2539.6048.2553.8071.30
4924.0534.9040.3549.2054.9072.75
5024.4535.5541.1550.1555.9574.20
5124.8536.2541.9051.1057.0075.65
5225.2536.9042.7052.1058.0577.10
5325.6537.5543.4553.0559.1078.55
5426.0538.2044.2553.9560.1580.00
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5626.8539.5545.8055.9062.2582.90
5727.2540.2046.5556.8563.3084.35
5827.6540.9047.3557.8064.3585.80
5928.0541.5548.1558.7565.4087.25
6028.4542.2048.9559.7566.4588.70
6128.8542.9049.6560.7067.5090.15
6229.2543.5050.4561.6568.5591.60
6329.6544.2051.2562.6069.6093.05
6430.0544.9052.0563.6070.6594.50
6530.4545.5052.7564.5071.7095.95
6630.8546.2053.5565.4572.7597.40
6731.2546.9054.3566.4073.8098.85
6831.6547.5055.1567.3574.85100.30
6932.0548.2055.9068.3575.90101.75
7032.4548.9056.6569.3076.95103.20
Schedule 223 Notes
1 The 2-pound rate is charged for matter sent in a “flat rate” envelope provided by the Postal Service.
2 Add $10.25 for each pickup stop.
3 EXCEPTION: Parcels weighing less than 15 pounds, measuring over 84 inches in length and girth combined, are chargeable with a minimum rate equal to that for a 15-pound parcel for the zone to which addressed.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 321A

[Regular Subclass Presort Categories1]

Rate (cents)
Letter Size
Piece Rate
Basic25.3
3/5-Digit23.3
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Non-Letter Size 2
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 3
Basic32.2
3/5 Digit26.6
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Pound Rate 366.8
Plus per Piece Rate
Basic18.4
3/5-Digit12.8
Destination Entry Discount per Pound
BMC9.3
SCF11.4
Schedule 321A Notes
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 Residual shape pieces are subject to a surcharge of $0.18 per piece. For parcel barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
3 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 321B

[Regular Subclass Automation Categories1]

Rate (cents)
Letter Size 2
Piece Rate
Basic Letter 320.0
3-Digit Letter 419.0
5-Digit Letter 517.7
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Flat Size 6
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 7
Basic Flat 827.8
3/5-Digit Flat 923.9
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Pound Rate 766.8
Plus per piece Rate
Basic Flat 814.0
3/5-Digit Flat 910.1
Destination Entry Discount per Pound
BMC9.3
SCF11.4
Schedule 321B Notes
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 For letter-size automation pieces meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
3 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail not mailed at 3-digit, 5-digit or carrier route rates.
4 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple three-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
5 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple five-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
6 For flat-size automation mail meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
7 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.
8 Rate applies to flat-size automation mail not mailed at 3/5-digit rate.
9 Rate applies to flat-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple three-and five-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 322

[Enhanced Carrier Route Subclass 1]

Rate (cents)
Letter Size
Piece Rate
Basic17.8
Basic Automated Letter 215.7
High Density15.3
Saturation14.5
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
DDU2.9
Non-Letter Size 3
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 4
Basic17.8
High Density15.6
Saturation14.9
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
DDU2.9
Pound Rate 463.8
Plus per Piece Rate
Basic4.6
High Density2.4
Saturation1.7
Destination Entry Discount per Pound
BMC9.3
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DDU14.0
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to routes specified by the Postal Service.
3 Residual shape pieces are subject to a surcharge of $0.15 per piece.
4 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 323A

[Nonprofit Subclass Presort Categories 1]

Rates (cents)
Letter Size
Piece Rate
Basic15.8
3/5 Digit14.6
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Non-Letter Size 2
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 3
Basic22.0
3/5 Digit17.1
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Pound Rate 355.0
Plus per Piece Rate
Basic10.7
3/5 Digit5.8
Destination Entry Discount per Pound
BMC9.3
SCF11.4
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 Residual shape pieces are subject to a surcharge of $0.18 per piece. For parcel barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
3 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 323B

[Nonprofit Subclass Automation Categories 1]

Rate (cents)
Letter Size 2
Piece Rate
Basic Letter 313.3
3-Digit Letter 412.3
5-Digit Letter 510.8
Destination Entry Discount per  Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Flat Size 6
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 7
Basic Flat 817.9
3/5-Digit Flat 915.4
Destination Entry Discount per  Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
Pound Rate 755.0
Plus per Piece Rate
Basic Flat 86.6
3/5-Digit Flat 94.1
Destination Entry Discount per  Pound
BMC9.3
SCF11.4
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 For letter-size automation pieces meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
3 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail not mailed at 3-digit, 5-digit or carrier route rates.
4 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple three-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
5 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple five-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.
6 For flat-size automation mail meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
7 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.
8 Rate applies to flat-size automation mail not mailed at 3/5-digit rate.
9 Rate applies to flat-size automation mail presorted to single or multiple three- and five-digit ZIP Code destinations as specified by the Postal Service.

Standard Mail Rate Schedule 324

[Nonprofit Enhanced Carrier Route Subclass 1]

Rate (cents)
Letter Size
Piece Rate
Basic11.8
Basic Automated Letter 210.5
High Density9.5
Saturation8.9
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
DDU2.9
Non-Letter Size 3
Piece Rate
Minimum per Piece 4
Basic11.8
High Density10.2
Saturation9.7
Destination Entry Discount per Piece
BMC1.9
SCF2.4
DDU2.9
Pound Rate 437.0
Plus per Piece Rate
Basic4.2
High Density2.6
Saturation2.1
Destination Entry Discount per Pound
BMC9.3
SCF11.4
DDU14.0
1 A fee of $125.00 must be paid each 12-month period for each bulk mailing permit.
2 Rate applies to letter-size automation mail presorted to routes specified by the Postal Service.
3 Residual shape pieces are subject to a surcharge of $0.15 per piece.
4 Mailer pays either the minimum piece rate or the pound rate, whichever is higher.

Periodicals Rate Schedule 421

[Outside County Subclass 1 2 12]

Postage rate unitRate 3 (cents)
Per Pound
Nonadvertising PortionPound17.9
Advertising Portion 11
Delivery Office 4Pound15.3
SCF 5Pound19.5
1&2Pound23.8
3Pound25.3
4Pound29.2
5Pound35.1
6Pound41.3Start Printed Page 28575
7Pound48.8
8Pound55.2
Science of Agriculture
Delivery OfficePound11.5
SCFPound14.6
Zones 1&2Pound17.9
Per Piece
Less Nonadvertising Factor 66.7
Required Preparation 7Piece33.3
Presorted to 3-digitPiece28.3
Presorted to 5-digitPiece21.9
Presorted to Carrier RoutePiece13.9
Discounts:
Prepared to Delivery Office 4Piece1.7
Prepared to SCF 5Piece0.8
High Density 8Piece2.6
Saturation 9Piece4.4
Automation Discounts for Automation Compatible Mail 10
From Required:
Prebarcoded letter sizePiece6.7
Prebarcoded flatsPiece4.2
From 3-Digit:
Prebarcoded letter sizePiece5.2
Prebarcoded flatsPiece3.5
From 5-Digit:
Prebarcoded letter sizePiece4.1
Prebarcoded flatsPiece2.5
1 The rates in this schedule also apply to Nonprofit (DMCS Section 422.2) and Classroom rate categories. These categories receive a 5 percent discount on all components of postage except advertising pounds. Moreover, the 5 percent discount does not apply to commingled nonsubscriber, nonrequestor, complimentary, and sample copies in excess of the 10 percent allowance under DMCS sections 412.34 and 413.42, or to Science of Agriculture mail.
2 Rates do not apply to otherwise Outside County mail that qualifies for the Within County rates in Schedule 423.
3 Charges are computed by adding the appropriate per-piece charge to the sum of the nonadvertising portion and the advertising portion, as applicable.
4 Applies to carrier route (including high density and saturation) mail delivered within the delivery area of the originating post office.
5 Applies to mail delivered within the SCF area of the originating SCF office.
6 For postage calculations, multiply the proportion of nonadvertising content by this factor and subtract from the applicable piece rate.
7 Mail not eligible for carrier-route, 5-digit or 3-digit rates.
8 Applicable to high density mail, deducted from carrier route presort rate.
9 Applicable to saturation mail, deducted from carrier route presort rate.
10 For automation compatible mail meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
11 Not applicable to qualifying Nonprofit and Classroom publications containing 10 percent or less advertising content.
12 For a “Ride-Along” item enclosed with or attached to a periodical, add $0.10 per copy (experimental).

Periodicals Rate Schedule 423%

[Within County]

Rate (cents)
Per Pound
General14.6
Delivery Officer 111.5
Per Piece
Required Presort10.1
Presorted to 3-digit9.3
Presorted to 5-digit8.4
Carrier Route Presort4.8
Per Piece Discount
Delivery Office 20.5
High Density (formerly 125 piece) 31.5
Saturation2.1
Automation Discounts for Automation Compatible Mail 4
From Required:5.2
Prebarcoded Letter size
Prebarcoded Flat size2.7
From 3-digit:
Prebarcoded Letter size4.6
Prebarcoded Flat size2.4
From 5-digit:
Prebarcoded Letter size3.9
Prebarcoded Flat size2.1
1 Applicable only to carrier route (including high density and saturation) presorted pieces to be delivered within the delivery area of the originating post office.
2 Applicable only to carrier presorted pieces to be delivered within the delivery area of the originating post office.
3 Applicable to high density mail, deducted from carrier route presort rate. Mailers also may qualify for this discount on an alternative basis as provided in DMCS section 423.83.
4 For automation compatible pieces meeting applicable Postal Service regulations.
5 For a “Ride-Along” item enclosed with or attached to a periodical, add $0.10 per copy (experimental).
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Package Services Rate Schedule 521.2A

[Parcel Post SubClass Inter-BMC Rates]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)Zone 1&2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5Zone 6Zone 7Zone 8
1$3.42$3.45$3.45$3.45$3.45$3.45$3.45
23.423.453.453.453.453.453.45
33.904.234.664.714.764.814.86
44.054.515.335.805.956.006.05
54.194.765.787.007.157.207.25
64.335.016.207.708.038.258.84
74.465.236.598.388.909.4910.69
84.605.446.928.969.6010.7412.53
94.705.637.289.5010.3011.9914.20
104.835.827.5810.0111.0013.2415.26
114.936.007.8910.4811.7014.2016.14
125.036.168.1710.9212.4015.1516.98
135.136.308.4311.3313.1016.1017.79
145.236.488.6911.7213.8017.0518.57
155.326.628.9412.0814.4417.6619.33
165.406.769.1712.4214.8618.2020.05
175.506.889.4012.7415.2818.7220.76
185.587.019.6013.0415.6519.1921.44
195.677.149.8113.3316.0119.6622.10
205.747.259.9813.6116.3520.0922.74
215.827.3810.1713.8816.6920.5123.36
225.897.4810.3514.1316.9920.9023.97
235.977.6110.5414.3517.2821.2724.56
246.027.7010.6914.5917.5721.6325.14
256.107.8010.8614.8017.8421.9625.70
266.167.9011.0115.0218.1022.2926.25
276.248.0011.1515.2118.3422.5926.79
286.298.0911.3215.4118.5822.8827.31
296.368.1911.4615.5818.8023.1627.83
306.428.2811.5815.7519.0123.4428.33
316.498.3511.7215.9219.2323.7128.82
326.548.4511.8516.0819.4223.9629.30
336.608.5411.9816.2419.6124.2029.78
346.668.6012.0916.3919.7924.4230.24
356.728.6912.2216.5419.9624.6430.70
366.778.7612.3516.6820.1424.8531.14
376.828.8312.4416.8220.3025.0631.58
386.888.9212.5616.9420.4525.2532.01
396.948.9812.6617.0620.6025.4332.43
406.999.0612.7717.1920.7625.6332.85
417.059.1412.8717.3120.9025.8033.26
427.109.2012.9717.4121.0325.9633.66
437.149.2713.0717.5221.1726.1334.05
447.199.3213.1617.6221.2926.2834.44
457.249.4013.2617.7321.4226.4334.74
467.299.4613.3517.8421.5426.5834.93
477.359.5313.4317.9221.6626.7235.12
487.399.5913.5318.0221.7526.8535.30
497.439.6513.6218.1121.8726.9935.46
507.489.7013.6818.2021.9827.1335.63
517.539.7713.7818.2822.0827.2435.78
527.579.8313.8618.3722.1827.3635.94
537.629.8813.9218.4522.2827.4836.10
547.669.9514.0118.5322.3727.6036.24
557.709.9814.0918.6022.4527.7036.38
567.7610.0614.1618.6822.5527.8136.52
577.8010.1114.2418.7522.6327.9236.64
587.8410.1614.3018.8222.7128.0136.77
597.8910.2114.3818.8922.8028.1036.89
607.9310.2614.4618.9522.8628.2037.02
617.9910.3314.5219.0222.9528.3037.18
628.0310.3714.5819.0923.0128.3737.33
638.0510.4314.6619.1423.0928.4637.49
648.0910.4714.7219.1923.1528.5437.63
658.1410.5214.7819.2623.2328.6237.77
668.1910.5814.8419.3123.2828.7037.90
678.2410.6214.9119.3823.3628.7738.04
688.2710.6714.9819.4323.4128.8538.18
698.3110.7115.0419.4823.4828.9338.29
708.3510.7715.1019.5423.5328.9938.43Start Printed Page 28577
Oversize parcels 534.7538.9445.1054.8766.4182.14106.31
1 For Origin Bulk Mail Center Discount, deduct $0.90 per piece.
2 For BMC Presort, deduct $0.23 per piece.
3 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
4 For nonmachinable Inter-BMC parcels, add $2.00 per piece.
5 See DMCS section 521.61 for oversize Parcel Post.
6 Parcel Post pieces exceeding 84 inches in length and girth combined and weighing less than 15 pounds are subject to a rate equal to that for a 15 pound parcel for the zone to which the parcel is addressed.
7 For each pickup stop, add $10.25.

Package Services Rate Schedule 521.2B

[Parcel Post Subclass Intra-BMC Rates]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)LocalZone 1&2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5
1$2.74$3.04$3.04$3.04$3.04
22.743.043.043.043.04
32.983.443.473.473.47
43.203.603.863.863.93
53.403.744.184.214.40
63.563.884.484.504.83
73.634.004.744.775.23
83.724.144.985.025.61
93.804.245.185.275.96
103.884.375.445.516.29
113.954.475.625.726.59
124.034.595.785.936.90
134.104.695.926.137.16
144.174.786.026.337.43
154.234.876.166.507.68
164.314.956.306.677.91
174.365.056.436.858.13
184.425.126.567.008.36
194.475.226.687.158.56
204.555.296.807.288.75
214.595.366.927.408.94
224.645.457.027.529.12
234.705.517.157.639.30
244.755.587.257.739.46
254.815.647.357.839.62
264.855.727.447.939.78
274.905.787.558.029.92
284.955.847.658.1010.06
295.015.917.758.1910.20
305.075.977.838.2710.35
315.116.037.908.3410.47
325.156.108.008.4210.59
335.216.158.088.4910.73
345.256.218.158.5510.83
355.296.268.248.6210.94
365.336.318.318.6811.07
375.376.388.388.7411.17
385.416.438.468.8011.28
395.476.498.548.8511.37
405.516.538.608.9011.48
415.566.608.698.9511.57
425.606.648.759.0011.66
435.646.688.829.0511.76
445.706.748.889.1011.84
455.736.788.949.2311.93
465.776.859.029.2712.01
475.826.909.079.3112.09
485.866.949.149.3512.19
495.896.999.209.3912.26
505.937.029.269.4212.34
515.987.099.319.4612.41
526.017.139.399.4912.48
536.057.169.439.5212.55Start Printed Page 28578
546.107.209.479.5612.63
556.147.259.509.6012.69
566.177.309.539.6312.75
576.217.359.559.6512.83
586.257.399.589.6812.89
596.297.439.619.7112.95
606.317.489.639.7313.02
616.387.539.669.7613.08
626.407.579.689.8113.13
636.447.619.709.8713.19
646.487.659.729.9113.25
656.527.699.759.9613.30
666.547.759.7710.0213.37
676.607.799.7910.0713.41
686.637.819.8010.1113.46
696.647.869.8210.1613.52
706.657.909.8410.2113.57
Oversize parcels 319.8228.9928.9928.9928.99
1 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
2 For nonmachinable Intra-BMC parcels, add $1.35 per piece.
3 See DMCS section 521.61 for oversize Parcel Post.
4 Parcel Post pieces exceeding 84 inches in length and girth combined and weighing less than 15 pounds are subject to a rate equal to that for a 15 pound parcel for the zone to which the parcel is addressed.
5 For each pickup stop, add $10.25.

Package Services Rate Schedule 521.2C

[Parcel Post Subclass Parcel Select—Destination BMC Rates]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)Zone 1 & 2Zone 3Zone 4Zone 5
1$2.13$2.48$2.75$2.99
22.132.482.752.99
32.362.893.313.42
42.573.273.813.88
52.783.634.164.35
62.963.974.454.78
73.144.284.725.18
83.314.594.975.56
93.474.875.225.91
103.635.155.466.24
113.775.415.676.54
123.915.665.886.85
134.055.876.087.11
144.185.976.287.38
154.306.116.457.63
164.426.256.627.86
174.536.386.808.08
184.656.516.958.31
194.756.637.108.51
204.866.757.238.70
214.966.877.358.89
225.066.977.479.07
235.157.107.589.25
245.247.207.689.41
255.337.307.789.57
265.427.397.889.73
275.507.507.979.87
285.597.608.0510.01
295.677.708.1410.15
305.757.788.2210.30
315.827.858.2910.42
325.907.958.3710.54
335.978.038.4410.68
346.048.108.5010.78
356.118.198.5710.89
366.188.268.6311.02
376.258.338.6911.12
386.318.418.7511.23Start Printed Page 28579
396.378.498.8011.32
406.448.558.8511.43
416.508.648.9011.52
426.568.708.9511.61
436.628.779.0011.71
446.678.839.0511.79
456.738.899.1811.88
466.798.979.2211.96
476.849.029.2612.04
486.899.099.3012.14
496.949.159.3412.21
506.979.219.3712.29
517.049.269.4112.36
527.089.349.4412.43
537.119.389.4712.50
547.159.429.5112.58
557.209.459.5512.64
567.259.489.5812.70
577.309.509.6012.78
587.349.539.6312.84
597.389.569.6612.90
607.439.589.6812.97
617.489.619.7113.03
627.529.639.7613.08
637.569.659.8213.14
647.609.679.8613.20
657.649.709.9113.25
667.709.729.9713.32
677.749.7410.0213.36
687.769.7510.0613.41
697.819.7710.1113.47
707.859.7910.1613.52
Oversize parcels 318.8520.6527.8428.94
1 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece. Barcode discount is not available for DBMC mail entered at an ASF, except at the Phoenix, AZ ASF.
2 For nonmachinable DBMC parcels, add $1.45 per piece.
3 See DMCS section 521.61 for oversize Parcel Post.
4 Parcel Post pieces exceeding 84 inches in length and girth combined and weighing less than 15 pounds are subject to a rate equal to that for a 15 pound parcel for the zone to which the parcel is addressed.
5 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for Parcel Select.

Package Services Rate Schedule 521.2D

[Parcel Post Subclass Parcel Select—Destination SCF Rates]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)
1$1.71
21.71
31.85
41.99
52.12
62.24
72.35
82.45
92.56
102.65
112.74
122.83
132.92
143.00
153.08
163.15
173.22
183.29
193.36
203.43
213.49
223.55
233.61
243.67
253.73
263.78
273.83
283.89
293.94
303.99
314.03
324.08
334.13
344.17
354.21
364.26
374.30
384.34
394.38
404.42
414.46
424.50
434.53
444.57
454.61
464.64
474.67
484.71
494.74
504.77
514.80
524.84
534.87
544.90
554.93
564.96
574.98
585.01
595.04
605.07Start Printed Page 28580
615.10
625.12
635.15
645.17
655.20
665.22
675.25
685.27
695.30
705.32
Oversize parcels 111.35
1 See DMCS section 521.61 for oversize Parcel Post.
2 Parcel Post pieces exceeding 84 inches in length and girth combined and weighing less than 15 pounds are subject to a rate equal to that for a 15 pound parcel for the zone to which the parcel is addressed.
3 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for Parcel Select.

Package Services Rate Schedule 521.2E

[Parcel Post Subclass Parcel Select—Destination Delivery Unit Rates]

Weight not exceeding pounds
11.28
21.28
31.33
41.38
51.43
61.47
71.51
81.55
91.58
101.62
111.65
121.68
131.71
141.74
151.77
161.79
171.82
181.85
191.87
201.89
211.92
221.94
231.96
241.98
252.00
262.02
272.04
282.06
292.07
302.09
312.10
322.11
332.12
342.13
352.14
362.15
372.16
382.17
392.18
402.19
412.20
422.21
432.22
442.23
452.24
462.25
472.26
482.27
492.28
502.29
512.30
522.31
532.32
542.33
552.34
562.35
572.36
582.37
592.38
602.39
612.40
622.41
632.42
642.43
652.44
662.45
672.46
682.47
692.48
702.49
Oversize parcels 16.98
1 See DMCS section 521.61 for oversize Parcel Post.
2 Parcel Post pieces exceeding 84 inches in length and girth combined and weighing less than 15 pounds are subject to a rate equal to that for a 15 pound parcel for the zone to which the parcel is addressed.
3 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once year 12-month period for Parcel Select.

Package Services Rate Schedule 522A

[Bound printed matter subclass single piece rates]

Weight not exceeding (pounds)Zones
1 & 2345678
1$1.80$1.83$1.87$1.93$1.99$2.06$2.21
1.51.801.831.871.931.992.062.21
21.841.881.942.022.102.192.38
2.51.901.952.002.112.212.332.57
31.942.002.082.202.322.462.75
3.51.992.062.152.292.432.602.93
42.032.112.212.372.552.723.11
4.52.072.172.292.472.652.873.30
52.132.232.362.552.773.003.47
62.222.352.492.742.993.263.83
72.312.462.632.923.213.534.19
82.402.572.783.103.443.814.55
92.502.682.913.273.664.074.92
102.602.803.053.453.874.345.27
112.682.913.193.634.094.615.64
122.783.033.333.814.324.886.00
132.873.143.473.994.545.156.36
142.973.263.614.174.765.426.73
153.063.373.754.354.985.697.09
1 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
Start Printed Page 28581

Package Services Rate Schedule 522B

[Bound Printed Matter Subclass Basic Presort and Carrier Route Presort Rates]

ZonePer piecePer pound
Basic 1Carrier route 2
1 & 2$0.97$0.87$0.07
30.970.870.09
40.970.870.12
50.970.870.16
60.970.870.20
70.970.870.25
80.970.870.34
1 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.
2 Applies to mailings of at least 300 pieces presorted to carrier route as specified by the Postal Service.

Package Services Rate Schedule 522C

[Bound Printed Matter Subclass Destination Entry Basic Presort]

DBMC Zone 1&2DBMC Zone 3DBMC Zone 4DBMC Zone 5DSCFDDU
Per Piece Rate0.830.830.830.830.690.62
Per Pound Rate0.060.090.120.160.060.03
1 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece. Barcode discount is not available for DDU and DSCF rates and DBMC mail entered at an ASF (except Phoenix, Arizona ASF).
2 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period to mail at any destination entry Bound Printed Matter rate.

Package Services Rate Schedule 522D

[Bound Printed Matter Subclass Destination Entry Carrier Route Presort]

DBMC Zone 1&2DBMC Zone 3DBMC Zone 4DBMC Zone 5DSCFDDU
Per Piece Rate0.730.730.730.730.590.52
Per Pound Rate0.060.090.120.160.060.03
1 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period to mail at any destination entry Bound Printed Matter rate.

 Package Services Rate Schedule 523

[Media Mail Subclass]

Rates (dollars)
First Pound:
Not presorted41.33
Level A Presort (5-digits)1, 20.73
Level B Presort (BMC)1, 3, 41.03
Each additional pound through 7 pounds0.45
Each additional pound over 7 pounds0.30
1 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for each permit.
2 For mailings of 500 or more pieces properly prepared and presorted to five-digit destination ZIP Codes.
3 For mailings of 500 or more pieces properly prepared and presorted to Bulk Mail Centers.
4 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.

Package Services Rate Schedule 524

[Library Mail Subclass]

Rates (dollars)
First Pound:
Not presorted 41.26
Level A Presort (5-digits) 1, 20.69
Level B Presort (BMC) 1, 3, 40.98
Each additional pound through 7 pounds0.43
Each additional pound over 7 pounds0.29
1 A mailing fee of $125.00 must be paid once each 12-month period for each permit.
2 For mailings of 500 or more pieces properly prepared and presorted to five-digit destination ZIP Codes.
3 For mailings of 500 or more pieces properly prepared and presorted to Bulk Mail Centers.
4 For barcode discount, deduct $0.03 per piece.

Fee Schedule 911

[Address Corrections]

DescriptionFee
Per manual correction$0.60
Per automated correction0.20

Fee Schedule 912 1

DescriptionFee
ZIP Coding of Mailing Lists
Per thousand addresses$73.00
Correction of Mailing Lists
Per submitted address$0.25
Minimum charge per list$7.50
Address Changes for Election Boards and Registration Commissions
Per change of address$0.23
Sequencing of Address Cards
Per correction$0.25
1 When rural routes have been consolidated or changed to another post office, no charge will be made for correction if the list contains only names of persons residing on the route or routes involved.

I. Post Office BoxesStart Printed Page 28582

Fee Schedule 921

[Post Office Boxes and Caller Service]

Fee Group
Box Size 2B2C3C4C5D6D7E
Semi-annual Box Fees 1:
1$30.00$27.50$22.50$19.00$10.00$8.50$0.00
245.0040.0032.5027.5016.0013.000.00
385.0075.0060.0050.0025.0022.500.00
4170.00150.00125.0087.5050.0040.000.00
5300.00250.00212.50150.0090.0065.000.00
1 A customer ineligible for carrier delivery may obtain a post office box at Group E fees, subject to administrative decisions regarding customer's proximity to post office.
2 Box Size 1 = under 296 cubic inches; 2 = 296-499 cubic inches; 3 = 500-999 cubic inches; 4 = 1000-1999 cubic inches; 5 = 2000 cubic inches and over.

II. Key Duplication and Lock Charges

DescriptionFee
Key duplication or replacement$4.00
Post office box lock replacement10.00

III. Semi-annual Caller Service Fee—$375.00

IV. Annual Call Number Reservation Fee

(All applicable Fee Groups)—$30.00.

Fee Schedule 931

[Business Reply Mail]

DescriptionFee
Active business reply advance deposit account:
Per piece
Qualified (without optional Quarterly fee)$0.05
Qualified (with optional Quarterly fee)0.01
Nonletter-size, using weight averaging0.01
Other0.10
Payment of postage due charges if active business reply mail advance deposit account not used:
Per piece0.35
Monthly Fees for customers using weight averaging for nonletter-size business reply600.00
Optional Qualified BRM Quarterly Fee1,800.00
Accounting fee for advance deposit account (see Fee Schedule 1000).
Permit fee (with or without advance deposit account) (see Fee Schedule 1000).

Fee Schedule 932

[Merchandise Return]

DescriptionFee
Accounting fee for advance deposit account (see Fee Schedule 1000)
Permit fee (see Fee Schedule 1000)

Fee Schedule 933

[On-Site Meter Service]

DescriptionFee
Meter Service (per employee)$31.00
Meters reset and/or examined (per meter)4.00
Checking meter in or out of service (per meter)1 4.00
1 Fee does not apply to Secured Postage meters.

Fee Schedule 934

[Reserved]

Fee Schedule 935

[Bulk Parcel Return Service]

DescriptionFee
Per Returned Piece$1.62
Accounting fee for advance deposit account (see Fee Schedule 1000).
Permit fee (see Fee Schedule 1000).

Fee Schedule 936

[Shipper Paid Forwarding]

DescriptionFee
Accounting fee for advance deposit account (see Fee Schedule 1000).

Fee Schedule 941

[Certified Mail]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Per piece$2.10

Fee Schedule 942

[Registered Mail]

Declared Value of Article 1Fee (in addition to postage)Handling charge
$ 0.00$7.25
0.01 to 1007.50
100.01 to 5008.25
500.01 to 1,0009.00
1,000.01 to 2,0009.75
2,000.01 to 3,00010.50
3,000.01 to 4,00011.25
4,000.01 to 5,00012.00Start Printed Page 28583
5,000.01 to 6,00012.75
6,000.01 to 7,00013.50
7,000.01 to 8,00014.25
8,000.01 to 9,00015.00
9,000.01 to 10,00015.75
10,000.01 to 11,00016.50
11,000.01 to 12,00017.25
12,000.01 to 13,00018.00
13,000.01 to 14,00018.75
14,000.01 to 15,00019.50
15,000.01 to 16,00020.25
16,000.01 to 17,00021.00
17,000.01 to 18,00021.75
18,000.01 to 19,00022.50
19,000.01 to 20,00023.25
20,000.01 to 21,00024.00
21,000.01 to 22,00024.75
22,000.01 to 23,00025.50
23,000.01 to 24,00026.25
24,000.01 to 25,00027.00
25,000.01 to $1 million27.00plus 75 cents for each $1,000 (or fraction thereof) over $25,000.
Over $1 million to $15 million758.25plus 75 cents for each $1,000 (or fraction thereof) over $1 million.
Over $15 million11258.25plus amount determined by the Postal Service based on weight, space and value.
1 Articles with a declared value of more than $25,000 can be registered, but compensation for loss or damage is limited to $25,000.

Fee Schedule 943

[Insurance]

CoverageFee1 (in addition to postage)
Express Mail Insurance
Document Reconstruction:
$0.01 to $ 500no charge.
Merchandise:
$0.01 to $500no charge.
$500.01 to 5000$1.00 for each $100 (or fraction thereof) over $500 in value.
General Insurance
$0.01 to $50$1.10.
$50.01 to $100$2.00.
$100.01 to $5000$2.00 plus $1.00 for each $100 (or fraction thereof) over $100 in coverage.
1 For bulk insurance coverage between $0.01 to $50.00, deduct $0.60 per price. For bulk insurance coverage between $50.01 to $5,000.00, deduct $0.80 per piece.

Fee Schedule 944

[Collect on Delivery]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Amount to be collected, or Insurance Coverage Desired:
$0.01 to $50$4.50
50.01 to 1005.50
100.01 to 2006.50
200.01 to 3007.50
300.01 to 4008.50
400.01 to 5009.50
500.01 to 60010.50
600.01 to 70011.50
700.01 to 80012.50
800.01 to 90013.50
900.01 to 100014.50
Notice of nondelivery of COD3.00
Alteration of COD charges or designation of new addressee3.00
Registered COD4.00

Fee Schedule 945

[Return Receipts]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Receipt requested at time of mailing 1:
Items other than merchandise$1.50
Merchandise (without another special service)2.35
Receipt requested after mailing 23.50
1 This receipt shows the signature of the person to whom the mailpiece was delivered, the date of delivery and the delivery address, if such address is different from the address on the mailpiece.
2 This receipt shows to whom the mailpiece was delivered and the date of delivery.

Fee Schedule 946

[Restricted Delivery]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Per Piece$3.20
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Fee Schedule 947

[Certificate of Mailing]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Individual Pieces
Original certificate of mailing for listed pieces of all classes of ordinary mail (per piece)$0.75
Three or more pieces individually listed in a firm mailing book or an approved customer provided manifest (per piece)0.25
Each additional copy of original certificate of mailing or original mailing receipt for registered, insured, certified, and COD mail (each copy)0.75
Bulk Pieces
Identical pieces of First-Class and Standard Mail paid with ordinary stamps, precanceled stamps, or meter stamps are subject to the following fees:
Up to 1,000 pieces (one certificate for total number)3.50
Each additional 1,000 pieces or fraction0.40
Duplicate copy0.75

Fee Schedule 948

[Delivery Confirmation]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Used in Conjunction with Priority Mail
Electronic$0.00
Manual0.40
Used in Conjunction with Parcel Post, Bound Printed Matter, Library Mail, and Media Mail
Electronic0.12
Manual0.50
Used in Conjunction with Regular and Nonprofit Standard Mail
Electronic0.12

Fee Schedule 949

[Signature Confirmation]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Used in Conjunction with Priority Mail
Electronic$1.25
Manual1.75
Used in Conjunction with Parcel Post, Bound Printed Matter, Library Mail, and Media Mail
Electronic1.25
Manual1.75

Fee Schedule 951

[Parcel Air Lift]

DescriptionFee (in addition to Parcel Post postage)
Up to 2 pounds$0.40
Over 2 up to 3 pounds0.75
Over 3 up to 4 pounds1.15
Over 4 pounds1.55

Fee Schedule 952

[Special Handling]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Not more than 10 pounds$5.40
More than 10 pounds7.50

Fee Schedule 961

[Stamped Envelopes]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Single Sale: #63/4 size and #10 size
Basic$0.08
Special0.09
Household (50): #63/4 size through #10 size
Basic3.50
Special4.50
Bulk (500): #63/4 size
Plain Basic12.00
Printed Basic17.00
Bulk (500): >#63/4 size through #10 size
Plain Basic 1, 214.00
Printed Basic20.00
Plain Special19.00
Printed Special25.00
1 Available in “double window” style.
2 Available in “savings bond” style.
 Note: “Basic” envelopes include “regular” (no window), “window” (single window), “pre-cancelled regular”, and “pre-cancelled window” styles. “Special” envelopes include all envelopes with patched in indicia. “Printed” envelopes are available with multi-color printing.

Fee Schedule 962

[Stamped Cards]

DescriptionFee (in addition to postage)
Stamped Card$0.02
Double Stamped Card0.04

Fee Schedule 971

[Money Orders]

DescriptionFee
Domestic—$0.01 to $700$0.90
APO-FPO—$0.01 to $7000.25
Inquiry Fee, which includes the issuance of copy of a paid money order2.75

Fee Schedule 981

[Mailing Online]

DescriptionFee
Fees are calculated by multiplying 1.52 times the sum of printer contractual costs for the particular mailing and 0.5 cents per impression for other Postal Service costs
P = Printer Contractual Costs; I = Number of Impressions1.52×(P+0.5xI)
Certification of a system as functionally equivalent to Mailing Online (see Fee Schedule 1000).
This provision expires the later of:
a. three years after the implementation date specified by the Postal Service Board of Governors, or
b. if, by the expiration date specified in (a), a proposal to make Mailing Online permanent is pending before the Postal Rate Commission, the later of:
1 three months after the Commission takes action on such proposal under section 3624 of Title 39, or
2 if applicable—on the implementation date for a permanent Mailing Online.

Fee Schedule 1000

DescriptionFee 1
First-Class Presorted Mailing$125.00Start Printed Page 28585
Regular, Enhanced Carrier Route, Nonprofit, and NonprofitEnhanced Carrier Route Standard Mail Bulk Mailing125.00
Periodicals
A. Original Entry350.00
B. Additional Entry50.00
C. Re-entry40.00
D. Registration for News Agents40.00
Parcel Select125.00
Bound Printed Matter: Destination BMC, SCF, and DDU125.00
Media Mail Presorted Mailing125.00
Library Mail Presorted Mailing125.00
Authorization to Use Permit Imprint125.00
Special Services
Bulk Parcel Return Service
A. Permit125.00
B. Accounting Fee (advance deposit account)375.00
Business Reply Mail
A. Permit (with or without advance deposit account)125.00
B. Accounting Fee (advance deposit account)375.00
Mailing Online 2
A. Certification of a system as functionally equivalent to Mailing Online125.00
Merchandise Return
A. Permit125.00
B. Accounting Fee (advance deposit account)375.00
Shipper Paid Forwarding
A. Accounting Fee (advance deposit account)375.00
1 Fees must be paid once each 12-month period.
2 This provision expires the later of:
a. Three years after the Mailing Online implementation date specified by the Postal Service Board of Governors, or
b. If, by the expiration date specified in (a), a proposal to make Mailing Online permanent is pending before the Postal Rate Commission, the later of:
1. Three months after the Commission takes action on such proposal under section 3624 of Title 39, or
2. —If applicable—on the implemenation date for a permanent Mailing Online.
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Stanley F. Mires,

Chief Counsel, Legislative.

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[FR Doc. 01-13063 Filed 5-22-01; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 7710-12-U