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Report, with Hearings, of Postal Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter

Report, with Hearings, of Postal Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter

hearings before the United States Joint Commission of Congress on Second-Class Mail Matter, Fifty-Ninth Congress, second session, on Oct. 1-6, Nov. 26-28, 1906

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postal service -- United States -- Second-class matter,
  • Postal service -- United States -- Rates

  • About the Edition

    Investigates the operation and effect of the existing law relative to the second class of mail matter. Oct. 1-6 hearings were held in New York City

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationlxv, 934 p
    Number of Pages934
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18098600M

    hearings are subject to the Administrative Procedure Act. The Committee on Postal Matters is gratified to note that full and complete rules governing administrative hearings relative to the denial, suspension or annulment of second class mail privi-leges were promulgated and published in the Federal Eegister, January 6, , Vol- No. 3. "(b) The postage on mail matter sent through the mails under the franking privilege by former Presidents shall be paid by reimburse- ment of the postal revenues each fiscal year out of the general funds of the Treasury in an amount equivalent to the postage which would otherwise be payable on the mail matter. ^§

    s. rept. - treasury, postal service, and general government appropriation bill, th congress (). National Association of Greeting Card Publishers, Appellant, v. the United States Postal Service, Appellee,united Parcel Service of America, Inc., et al., al Association of Greeting Card Publishers, Petitioner, v. United States Postal Service, Respondent,united Parcel Service of America, Inc., et al., ated Third Class Mail Users and National .

    “In the administration of the law governing second-class matter it was again found necessary to revoke the second-class mail privilege of some publications for the reason that their contents consisted more or less of matter which was non-mailable under the Espionage and other laws, and which, therefore, removed them from the class of.   The CIA Report the President Doesn’t Want You to Read Money and spending were the first topics of Committee hearings. This choice of a beginning was founded on Constitutional.


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Report, with Hearings, of Postal Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Full text of "Hearings Before the Postal Commission" See other formats. Second-class mail issues filled the committee papers, among which are exhibits from a Commission on Second-Class Mail Matter which include such controversial magazines as the Police Gazette (62A-F).

Transportation concerns changed as automobiles and airplanes began to replace trains and ships as the means of moving the mail. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Also available in digital form.

Contributor: Bourne, Jonathan - United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Postage on Second-Class Mail Matter and Compensation for Transportation of Mail Date: Report of the Postal Commission: authorized by Congress to make inquiry regarding second class mail matter. (Washington, D.C.: U.S.

G.P.O., ), by United States. Commission on Postal Service (page images at HathiTrust) Testimony taken by the Commission to Investigate the Postal Service. (Washington: Govt. Print. The report of this commission in various other paragraphs manifests a clear intent to restrict and, if possible, to curtail the expansion of second-class mail matter, not only by curbing the enlargement of periodicals in size by increasing the second-class rate and by penalizing added weight, but by putting restrictions upon the.

Payne, supra, as entitled to treatment as second-class mail matter. (a) Petitioner's second argument that Respondent is bound by its long-standing grant of second-class mail privileges to Petitioner's publications comes 70 years to late.

For the argument was made and firmly rejected in Houghton v. Payne, supra. There the Riverside. United States. Post Office Dept: Postal laws and regulations and general instructions applicable to the The Postal Laws and Regulations Pertaining to the Second Class of Mail Matter (page images at HathiTrust United States.

Post Office Dept: Report of the committee to rearrange the universal postal convention of Madrid and recommend any. The statutes protecting the postal monopoly on all first-class and some third-class mail (with the minor modifications set forth in the Postal Rates section, pp.

below), penalty and franked mail provisions and exclusion of objectionable matter from the mail fall within this category. Railway mail pay. Preliminary report submitted to the Joint committee on postage on second-class mail matter Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

of American Publishers and others have filed statements w the Postal Rate Com-missionqn strong opposition to the judge's initial decision. Among other things, if his decision were allowed to stand, it would cost a library for postage' alone to receive a lk pound book by mail from a publisher, and it would cost After publishing an Interim Report in Januarythe Commission held 14 public hearings to vet a range of specific policy options before deliberating and deciding upon the final recommendations presented here.

3 This executive summary highlights the major themes and desired policy goals across the Commission's broad mandate. (Record Group 28) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTER GENERAL General records Records of the Office of the Chief Clerk Records of the Office of the Disbursing Officer Records of the Division of Service.

“From a review of the rates provided for the several classes of mail, it will be observed that in comparison with the cent-a-pound charge for second-class matter the rate on third-class matter is per cent. higher; that on fourth-class matter 1, per cent.

higher, and that on letter and other first-class matter 3, per cent. higher. African-American Postal Workers in the 20 th Century. The 19 th century was a time of enormous change in the postal workforce – fromwhen Congress banned African Americans from carrying U.S.

Mail, to the late s, when newly-enfranchised African Americans began receiving appointments as postmasters, clerks, and city letter carriers. As the 20 th century neared, the.

Acknowledgements Formrd 1. PREFEXRED RATES AS A PUBLIC SEWICE 1 The Kelly Act, 3 Postal Policy Act of 4 2. RATES FOR PERICDICALS DELIVERED IN.

In each instance, in addition to prescribing fine and imprisonment as a punishment for sending or attempting to send the prohibited matter through the mail, it declared that such matter should not be conveyed in the mail, nor delivered from any post office nor by any letter carrier.

4 By section 6 of the Act of June 8, (Rev. Stat. Comp. Joint Comments at 6. The Postal Service criticizes the proposed rules' definition of when a matter is before the Commission, expressing concern that certain docket types involve the filing of periodically required reports, namely the Annual Compliance.

The enterprise. [volume] (Harlem, Mont.)FebruImage 4, brought to you by Montana Historical Society; Helena, MT, and the National Digital Newspaper Program. ; for the growth of the service in the South foilowing the Civil War see Report of the Postmaster General,3 and Report of the Postmaster General,6.

"Second-class Mail Matter," H. Rept.,54 Cong., 1 Sess., Feb. 5, 7. Report of the Postmaster General, presents the Department's position; see. Full text of "Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department " See other formats. (J) mail matter which contains a picture, sketch, or other likeness of any Member or Member-elect and which is so mailed as a part of a Federal publication or in response to a specific request therefor and, when contained in a newsletter or other general mass mailing of any Member or Member-elect, is not of such size, or does not occur with.

The Court of Appeals concluded that "[d]iscrimination in postal ratemaking in favor of certain preferred classes of mail and to the great disadvantage of first class mail has long been a part of our postal system" (National Association of Greeting Card Publishers v. U.S. Postal Service, F.2d[D.C.

Cir. ]).Association for Postal Commerce "Representing those who use or support the use of mail for Business Communication and Commerce" "You will be able to enjoy only those postal rights you believe are worth defending." Diagonal Rd., Ste * Alexandria, VA * Ph.: +1 * Fax: +1 - Postal News for March