New Postal Product

SUMMARY

The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 213 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

 
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Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 88 (Friday, May 6, 2016)

Federal Register Volume 81, Number 88 (Friday, May 6, 2016)

Notices

Page 27484

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2016-10601

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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

Docket Nos. MC2016-128 and CP2016-162; Order No. 3274

New Postal Product

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Contract 213 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: May 9, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing Online system at http://www.prc.gov. 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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-.35, the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add Priority Mail Contract 213 to the competitive product list.\1\

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    \1\ Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 213 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors' Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, April 29, 2016 (Request).

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    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. Request, 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. MC2016-128 and CP2016-162 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Contract 213 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 May 9, 2016. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission's Web site (http://www.prc.gov).

    The Commission appoints Katalin K. Clendenin to serve as Public Representative in these dockets.

  6. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:

    1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016-128 and CP2016-162 to consider the matters raised in each docket.

    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Katalin K. Clendenin 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 May 9, 2016.

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

    By the Commission.

    Ruth Ann Abrams,

    Acting Secretary.

    FR Doc. 2016-10601 Filed 5-5-16; 8:45 am

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