New Postal Product


Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 148 (Monday, August 3, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 148 (Monday, August 3, 2015)


Pages 46071-46072

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office

FR Doc No: 2015-18862



Docket Nos. MC2015-72 and CP2015-110; Order No. 2617

New Postal Product

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 136 negotiated service agreement to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: August 7, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing Online system at Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202-789-6820.


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

  2. Notice of Commission Action

  3. Ordering Paragraphs

  4. Introduction

    In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add Priority Mail Contract 136 to the competitive product list.\1\


    \1\ Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 136 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors' Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, July 27, 2015 (Request).


    The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Id. Attachment B.

    To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors' Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers.

  5. Notice of Commission Action

    The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2015-72 and CP2015-110 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 136 product and the related contract, respectively.

    The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service's filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than August 7, 2015. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission's Web site (

    The Commission appoints Kenneth R. Moeller to serve as Public Representative in these dockets.

  6. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:

    1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2015-72 and CP2015-110 to consider the matters raised in each docket.

    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth R. Moeller is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative).

    3. Comments are due no later than August 7, 2015.

    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register.

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    By the Commission.

    Ruth Ann Abrams,

    Acting Secretary.

    FR Doc. 2015-18862 Filed 7-31-15; 8:45 am