39 CFR 3004.51 - Fees - request category.

§ 3004.51 Fees - request category.

(a) The level of fee charged depends on the request category.

(1)Commercial use. A request appearing to be for commercial use will be charged the full direct costs of searching for, reviewing, and duplicating the records sought.

(2)Educational and noncommercial scientific institutions. A request from an educational or noncommercial scientific institution will be charged for the cost of duplication only (excluding charges for the first 100 pages). To be eligible for this category, a requester must show that the request is made under the auspices of a qualifying institution and that the records are not sought for commercial use but are in furtherance of scholarly (in the case of educational institutions) or scientific (in the case of noncommercial scientific institutions) research.

(3)News media. A request from a representative of the news media will be charged the cost of duplication only (excluding charges for the first 100 pages).

(4)Other requesters. A request from any other person will be charged the full direct cost of searching for, reviewing, and duplicating records responsive to the request, except that the first 100 pages of duplication and the first 2 hours of search/review will be furnished without charge.

(b)Privacy Act. A request by an individual for his or her own records in a system of records will be charged fees as provided under the Commission's Privacy Act regulations in part 3003 of this chapter.

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].

It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.

United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 39 - POSTAL SERVICE

Title 39 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 39 CFR Part 3004 after this date.

  • 2017-03-06; vol. 82 # 42 - Monday, March 6, 2017
    1. 82 FR 12506 - Revising Procedures for the Freedom of Information Act
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      Final rule.
      Effective April 5, 2017.
      39 CFR Part 3004