39 CFR 261.2 - Authority.

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§ 261.2 Authority.

(a) As provided in 39 U.S.C. 401(5), the Postal Service has the power to acquire property it deems necessary or convenient in the transaction of its business and to hold, maintain, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of such property.

(b) Under § 262.2 of this chapter, the Postal Service Privacy and Records Office, located under the Associate General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, is responsible for the retention, security, and privacy of Postal Service records and is empowered to authorize the disclosure of such records and to order their disposal by destruction or transfer. Included is the authority to issue records management policy and to delegate or take appropriate action if that policy is not adhered to or if questions of interpretation of procedure arise.

[80 FR 45065, July 29, 2015]

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U.S. Code: Title 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

Title 39 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 39 CFR Part 261 after this date.

  • 2015-07-29; vol. 80 # 145 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    1. 80 FR 45065 - Records and Information
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      Final rule.
      These regulations will be effective July 29, 2015.
      39 CFR Parts 261, 262, and 265