New Postal Product, 65014-65015 [2013-25667]

Download as PDF 65014 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices 5. Available information regarding the type of information that the individual seeks to have amended, including the name of the MSP issuer involved in any external review and the approximate date of the request for external review. Individuals requesting access must also comply with OPM’s Privacy Act regulations regarding verification of identity and access to records (5 CFR part 297). In addition, the requester must provide a notarized statement or an unsworn declaration made in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1746, in the following format: • If executed outside the United States: ‘‘I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on [date]. [Signature].’’ • If executed within the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths: ‘‘I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on [date]. [Signature].’’ RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Information in this system of records is obtained from: a. MSP enrollees who request external review, or who contact OPM about an inquiry or complaint. b. Authorized representatives of MSP enrollees. c. Health care providers. d. MSP issuers. e. Medical professionals providing expert medical review under contract with OPM. SYSTEM EXEMPTIONS: None. [FR Doc. 2013–25725 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. MC2014–3 and CP2014–3; Order No. 1860] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 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: October 31, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 Filing Online system at https:// 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: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Filings III. Ordering Paragraphs I. 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 Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service asserts that Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 is a competitive product ‘‘not of general applicability’’ within the meaning of 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3). Request at 1. The Request has been assigned Docket No. MC2014– 3. 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. The instant contract has been assigned Docket No. CP2014–3. Request. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed six attachments as follows: • Attachment A—a redacted copy of Governors’ Decision No. 11–6, authorizing the new product; • Attachment B—a redacted copy of the contract; • Attachment C—proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule competitive product list with the addition underlined; • Attachment D—a Statement of Supporting Justification as required by 39 CFR 3020.32; • Attachment E—a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a); and • Attachment F—an application for non-public treatment of materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and related financial information under seal. In the Statement of Supporting Justification, Brian Code, Manager, 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, October 23, 2013 (Request). PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Retail Alliances, asserts that the contract will cover its attributable costs, make a positive contribution to coverage of institutional costs, and increase contribution toward the requisite 5.5 percent of the Postal Service’s total institutional costs. Id. Attachment D at 1. Mr. Code contends that there will be no issue of market dominant products subsidizing competitive products as a result of this contract. Id. Related contract. The Postal Service included a redacted version of the related contract with the Request. Id. Attachment B. The contract is scheduled to become effective within 90 days after the Postal Service receives final regulatory approval from the Commission. Id. at 3. The contract will expire one year from the effective date. Id. The Postal Service represents that the contract is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a). Id. Attachment E. The Postal Service filed much of the supporting materials, including the related contract, under seal. Id. Attachment F. It maintains that the redacted portions of the Governors’ Decision, contract, customer-identifying information, and related financial information should remain confidential. Id. at 3. This information includes the price structure, underlying costs and assumptions, pricing formulas, information relevant to the customer’s mailing profile, and cost coverage projections. Id. The Postal Service asks the Commission to protect customeridentifying information from public disclosure indefinitely. Id. at 7. II. Notice of Filings The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014–3 and CP2014–3 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 product and the related contract, respectively. Interested persons may submit 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 3015.5, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than October 31, 2013. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (https:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014–3 and CP2014–3 to consider the matters raised in each docket. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2013 / Notices 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Curtis E. Kidd is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings. 3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no later than October 31, 2013. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–25667 Filed 10–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2014–4 and CP2014–4; Order No. 1861] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing recent Postal Service filings requesting the addition of Parcel Return Service Contract 5 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filings, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: October 31, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at https:// 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Filings III. Ordering Paragraphs emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Introduction In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., the Postal Service filed a request and associated supporting information to add Parcel Return Service Contract 5 to the competitive product list.1 It is the 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Parcel Return Service Contract 5 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Oct 29, 2013 Jkt 232001 successor agreement to the contract approved in Docket Nos. MC2011–6 and CP2011–33.2 Request at 1. The Postal Service asserts that Parcel Return Service Contract 5 is a competitive product ‘‘not of general applicability’’ within the meaning of 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3). Id. The Request has been assigned Docket No. MC2014–4. The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product. Id. Attachment B. The instant contract has been assigned Docket No. CP2014–4. Request. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed six attachments as follows: • Attachment A—a redacted copy of Governors’ Decision No. 11–6, authorizing the new product; • Attachment B—a redacted copy of the contract; • Attachment C—proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule competitive product list with the addition underlined; • Attachment D—a Statement of Supporting Justification as required by 39 CFR 3020.32; • Attachment E—a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a); and • Attachment F—an application for non-public treatment of materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and related financial information under seal. In the Statement of Supporting Justification, Dennis R. Nicoski, Manager, Field Sales Strategy and Contracts, asserts that the contract will cover its attributable costs and increase contribution toward the requisite 5.5 percent of the Postal Service’s total institutional costs. Id. Attachment D at 1. Mr. Nicoski contends that there will be no issue of market dominant products subsidizing competitive products as a result of this contract. Id. Related contract. The Postal Service included a redacted version of the related contract with the Request. Id. Attachment B. The contract is scheduled to become effective one business day after the Commission issues all necessary regulatory approval. Id. at 8. The contract will expire three years from the effective date unless, among other things, early termination is mutually agreed upon in writing. Id. The contract also allows two 90-day Contract, and Supporting Data, October 23, 2013 (Request). 2 See Docket Nos. MC2011–6 and CP2011–33, Order No. 602, Order Approving Parcel Return Service Contract 2 Negotiated Service Agreement, December 2, 2010; see also Docket Nos. MC2011– 6 and CP2011–33, Order No. 1857, Order Granting Temporary Relief, October 23, 2013. PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65015 extensions of the agreement if the preparation of a successor agreement is active and the Commission is notified.3 The Postal Service represents that the contract is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a).4 The Postal Service filed much of the supporting materials, including the related contract, under seal. Id. Attachment F. It maintains that the redacted portions of the Governors’ Decision, contract, customer-identifying information, and related financial information should remain confidential. Id. at 3. This information includes the price structure, underlying costs and assumptions, pricing formulas, information relevant to the customer’s mailing profile, and cost coverage projections. Id. The Postal Service asks the Commission to protect customeridentifying information from public disclosure indefinitely. Id. at 7. II. Notice of Filings The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014–4 and CP2014–4 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Parcel Return Service Contract 5 product and the related contract, respectively. Interested persons may submit 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 3015.5, and 39 CFR Part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than October 31, 2013. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (https:// www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014–4 and CP2014–4 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya is appointed 3 Id. Previously, the Postal Service clarified that identical language in Priority Mail Contract 60 ‘‘contemplates the Postal Service filing any notices of extension with the Commission at least one week prior to the 3-year expiration date or the extended expiration date.’’ See Docket Nos. MC2013–54 and CP2013–70, Order No. 1773, Order Adding Priority Mail Contract 60 to the Competitive Product List, July 8, 2013, at 3; see also Docket Nos. MC2013– 54 and CP2013–70, Response of the United States Postal Service to Chairman’s Information Request No. 1, July 1, 2013, question 2. 4 Although the Request appears to state that the certification only pertains to paragraphs (1) and (3) of 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), the certification itself contains an assertion that the prices are in compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a)(1), (2), and (3). See Request at 2; Attachment E. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 30, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65014-65015]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-25667]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. MC2014-3 and CP2014-3; Order No. 1860]


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 Express & Priority Mail 
Contract 15 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: October 31, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission's Filing 
Online system at https://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: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 
at 202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Notice of Filings
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. 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 Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 to 
the competitive product list.\1\ The Postal Service asserts that 
Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 is a competitive 
product ``not of general applicability'' within the meaning of 39 
U.S.C. 3632(b)(3). Request at 1. The Request has been assigned Docket 
No. MC2014-3.
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    \1\ Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority 
Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 15 to Competitive Product List 
and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors' Decision, 
Contract, and Supporting Data, October 23, 2013 (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. Id. Attachment B. The instant contract has been assigned 
Docket No. CP2014-3.
    Request. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed six 
attachments as follows:
     Attachment A--a redacted copy of Governors' Decision No. 
11-6, authorizing the new product;
     Attachment B--a redacted copy of the contract;
     Attachment C--proposed changes to the Mail Classification 
Schedule competitive product list with the addition underlined;
     Attachment D--a Statement of Supporting Justification as 
required by 39 CFR 3020.32;
     Attachment E--a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 
3633(a); and
     Attachment F--an application for non-public treatment of 
materials to maintain redacted portions of the contract and related 
financial information under seal.
    In the Statement of Supporting Justification, Brian Code, Manager, 
Retail Alliances, asserts that the contract will cover its attributable 
costs, make a positive contribution to coverage of institutional costs, 
and increase contribution toward the requisite 5.5 percent of the 
Postal Service's total institutional costs. Id. Attachment D at 1. Mr. 
Code contends that there will be no issue of market dominant products 
subsidizing competitive products as a result of this contract. Id.
    Related contract. The Postal Service included a redacted version of 
the related contract with the Request. Id. Attachment B. The contract 
is scheduled to become effective within 90 days after the Postal 
Service receives final regulatory approval from the Commission. Id. at 
3. The contract will expire one year from the effective date. Id. The 
Postal Service represents that the contract is consistent with 39 
U.S.C. 3633(a). Id. Attachment E.
    The Postal Service filed much of the supporting materials, 
including the related contract, under seal. Id. Attachment F. It 
maintains that the redacted portions of the Governors' Decision, 
contract, customer-identifying information, and related financial 
information should remain confidential. Id. at 3. This information 
includes the price structure, underlying costs and assumptions, pricing 
formulas, information relevant to the customer's mailing profile, and 
cost coverage projections. Id. The Postal Service asks the Commission 
to protect customer-identifying information from public disclosure 
indefinitely. Id. at 7.

II. Notice of Filings

    The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014-3 and CP2014-3 to 
consider the Request pertaining to the proposed Priority Mail Express & 
Priority Mail Contract 15 product and the related contract, 
respectively.
    Interested persons may submit 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 3015.5, and 39 CFR 
part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than October 31, 2013. 
The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the 
Commission's Web site (https://www.prc.gov).
    The Commission appoints Curtis E. Kidd to serve as Public 
Representative in these dockets.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2014-3 and CP2014-3 to 
consider the matters raised in each docket.

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    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Curtis E. Kidd is appointed to serve 
as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent 
the interests of the general public in these proceedings.
    3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no 
later than October 31, 2013.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-25667 Filed 10-29-13; 8:45 am]
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