39 CFR 501.20 - Discontinued Postage Evidencing Indicia.

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§ 501.20 Discontinued Postage Evidencing Indicia.
(a) Decertified indicia (evidence of pre-paid postage) are indicia that have been withdrawn by the Postal Service as valid forms of postage evidence through publication by the Postal Service in the Federal Register, or by voluntary withdrawal undertaken by the provider.
(b) Effective January 1, 2016, all Postage Evidencing Systems (postage meters and PC Postage products) will be required to produce Information-Based Indicia (IBI) or Intelligent Mail Indicia (IMI) for evidence of pre-paid postage. Non-IBI and non-IMI indicia will be decertified effective January 1, 2016, and may not be used as a valid form of postage evidence. These decertified indicia will not be recognized as valid postage after December 31, 2015.
[78 FR 8407, Feb. 6, 2013]
Effective Date Note:
At 78 FR 8407, Feb. 6, 2013, § 501.20 was added, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Title 39 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-02-27; vol. 79 # 39 - Thursday, February 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 10994 - Revisions to the Requirements for Authority to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems
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      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 31, 2014.
      39 CFR Part 501

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Title 39 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 39 CFR 501 after this date.

  • 2014-02-27; vol. 79 # 39 - Thursday, February 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 10994 - Revisions to the Requirements for Authority to Manufacture and Distribute Postage Evidencing Systems
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      POSTAL SERVICE
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 31, 2014.
      39 CFR Part 501