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Summary of Changes

The Summary of Changes lists all of the revisions to the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM 300) between the publication of the DMM (1‑06‑05) and the publication of Postal Bulletin 22150 (3‑17‑05).

1.0 Summary of Changes by Effective Date

1.1 February 3, 2005

233.3.3.2, 333.3.3.2, 433.3.4.2, 507.6.7.1, 708.3.1.3 and 709.2.2.1 are revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

245.5.4.2, 245.5.5.2, 245.7.7, 246.3.4, 345.5.7, 345.7.5.4, 346.3.4, 365.5.3.5, 365.7.4.1, 375.5.3.2, 385.5.3.2, 445.5.4.1, 445.5.4.8, 446.3.4, 465.5.2.4, 465.5.3.3, 475.5.3.4, 485.5.3.4, 705.8.10, 705.9.0, 705.10.2.5, 705.12.2.4, 705.13.2.4, 707.22.6, 707.24.2.1, 707.25.3, and 708.7.2.5 are revised to change the standards for labeling bundles and sacks of flats (except First-Class Mail) and certain irregular parcels sorted to the mixed area distribution center (ADC) level. New labeling list L009 is established to consolidate the processing of the relatively low volume of mail at the mixed ADC level. L802 and L803 are moved to the general use sections and renumbered as L010 and L011. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

L001, L007, and L606 are revised to reflect changes in mail processing operations. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

705.12.1 and 705.13.1 are revised to clarify that, for purposes of calculating the 5% threshold, firm bundles (regardless of the rate claimed) are added together with the number of addressed pieces in carrier route bundles. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

503.10.0 is revised to reflect the elimination of the signature waiver option for Signature Confirmation service. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

1.2 March 17, 2005

708.7.2.5 is revised to correct a reference to labeling lists for mailings of nonautomation flats. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

345.5.7, 365.5.3.5, 375.5.3.2, 385.5.3.2, and 707.22.6 are revised to allow use of L004 through May 15, 2005, for OEL and sack labeling for mixed ADC bundles and sacks of nonautomatin rate flats. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

L010 and L011 are revised to reflect changes in mail processing operations. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

245.5.4.2, 245.5.5.2, 245.7.7, 246.3.4, 345.5.7, 345.7.5.4, 346.3.4, 365.5.3.5, 365.7.4.1, 375.5.3.2, 385.5.3.2, 445.5.4.1, 445.5.4.8, 446.3.4, 465.5.2.4, 465.5.3.3, 475.5.3.4, 485.5.3.4, 705.8.10, 705.9.0, 705.10.2.5, 705.12.2.4, 705.13.2.4, 707.22.6, 707.24.2.1, 707.25.3, and 708.7.2.5 are all revised to included corrections to the revisions made in PB 22147. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

2.0 Summary of Changes by DMM Module

2.1 200—Discount Mail Letters and Cards

233.3.3.2 is revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Effective 02-03-05.

245.5.4.2, 245.5.5.2, 245.7.7, and 246.3.4 are revised to change the standards for labeling bundles and sacks of flats and certain irregular parcels sorted to the mixed area distribution center (ADC) level. Effective 02-03-05.

2.2 300—Discount Mail Flats

333.3.3.2 is revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Effective 02-03-05.

345.5.7, 365.5.3.5, 375.5.3.2, and 385.5.3.2 revised to allow use of L004 through May 15, 2005, for OEL and sack labeling for mixed ADC bundles and sacks of nonautomatin rate flats. Effective 03‑17‑05.

345.5.7, 345.7.5.4, 346.3.4, 365.5.3.5, 365.7.4.1, 375.5.3.2, and 385.5.3.2 are revised to change the standards for labeling bundles and sacks of flats and certain irregular parcels sorted to the mixed area distribution center (ADC) level. Effective 02-03-05.

2.3 400—Discount Mail Parcels

433.3.4.2 is revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Effective 02-03-05.

445.5.4.1, 445.5.4.8, 446.3.4, 465.5.2.4, 465.5.3.3, 475.5.3.4, and 485.5.3.4 are revised to change the standards for labeling bundles and sacks of flats and certain irregular parcels sorted to the mixed area distribution center (ADC) level. Effective 02-03-05.

2.4 500—Additional Services

503.10.0 is revised to reflect the elimination of the signature waiver option for Signature Confirmation service. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

507.6.7.1 is is revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Effective 02-03-05.

2.5 700—Special Standards

705.8.10, 705.9.0, 705.10.2.5, 705.12.2.4, 705.13.2.4, 707.22.6, 707.24.2.1, 707.25.3, and 708.7.2.5 are revised to change the standards for labeling bundles and sacks of flats (except First-Class Mail) and certain irregular parcels sorted to the mixed area distribution center (ADC) level. Effective 02-03-05.

705.12.1 and 705.13.1 are revised to clarify that, for purposes of calculating the 5% threshold, firm bundles (regardless of the rate claimed) are added together with the number of addressed pieces in carrier route bundles. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

707.22.6 is revised to allow use of L004 through May 15, 2005, for OEL and sack labeling for mixed ADC bundles and sacks of nonautomatin rate flats. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

708.3.1.3 and 709.2.2.1 are revised to change terminology from "National Change of Address" to "National Change of Address Linkage System" and from "NCOA" to "NCOA LINK." Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

2.6 Appendix 1—Labeling Lists

L001, L007, and L606 are revised to reflect changes in mail processing operations. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

New labeling list L009 is established to consolidate the processing of the relatively low volume of mail at the mixed ADC level. L802 and L803 are moved to the general use sections and renumbered as L010 and L011. Published in PB 22147 (02‑03‑05).

L010 and L011 are revised to reflect changes in mail processing operations. Published in PB 22150 (03‑17‑05).

Summary of Changes