Postal Rate Revision: Hearings Before the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 11140 and Related Bills; Bills to Eadjust Postal Rates, and for Other Purposes. May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26; June 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 1960

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Considers H.R. 11140 and related bills, to increase postal rates in 1960.

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Page 186 - The rates on periodicals that are approved domestically as controlled circulation publications, when mailed by the publishers are 5 cents for the first 2 ounces and 2 cents for each additional 2 ounces or fraction, to all countries. (2) Airmail...
Page 521 - I will be happy to answer any questions you or the members of the committee may have.
Page 631 - States, and exacting such postage as may be requisite to defray the expenses...
Page 615 - ... and airmail — and .similar revenue, expense and volume data for each of its special services — special delivery, money order, insurance, collect-on-delivery, registry, and postal savings. In this undertaking each class of mail and each special service is viewed as a separate entity and the expense fairly attributable to each includes its proportionate share of joint and overhead expense as well as expense for which it is directly resi>onsible.
Page 2 - ... per centum of the weight of copies mailed to subscribers during the calendar year) when sent by the publisher thereof from the post office of publication or other post office, or when sent by a news agent to actual subscribers thereto, or to other news agents for the purpose of sale...
Page 316 - While the Postal Establishment, as all other Government agencies, should be operated in an efficient manner, it clearly is not a business enterprise conducted for profit or for raising general funds...
Page 294 - Since legislation has been introduced in both the House and the Senate to preserve COLA equity we urge you to support HR 1074 and S.
Page 2 - The estimated difference between the postage revenue collected during the year on mailings of newspapers and periodicals published by and in the interests of religious, educational, scientific, philanthropic, agricultural, labor, and fraternal organizations, and that which would have been collected at zone rates of postage...
Page 3 - With the first mailing of each issue of each such publication, the publisher shall file with the Postmaster a copy of such issue, together with a statement containing such information as the Postmaster General may prescribe for determining the postage chargeable thereon.
Page 2 - PUAS countries (see 211.2 of this chapter) — 3 cents for the first 2 ounces and 1 cent for each additional 2 ounces or fraction.

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