International Mail Contract, 50879-50880 [2015-20648]

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This represents a 45-day VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 extension, rather than 90 days as requested, in consideration of the extensive public outreach and stakeholder engagement throughout the development of the draft document, which provided opportunities for reviewing and providing feedback on preliminary versions of the document. A 45-day extension should provide sufficient additional time for comments to be provided. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 13th day of August, 2015. For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brian E. Holian, Director, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response. [FR Doc. 2015–20637 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. R2015–6; Order No. 2669] International Mail Contract Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning a Type 2 rate adjustment and the filing of a related negotiated service agreement with China Post Group. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: September 17, 2015. 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Contents of Filing III. Commission Action IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On August 14, 2015, the Postal Service filed a notice, pursuant to 39 CFR 3010.40 et seq., announcing a Type 2 rate adjustment to improve default rates established under the Universal PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50879 Postal Union Acts.1 The Notice concerns the inbound portion of a Multi-Product Bilateral Agreement with China Post Group (Agreement).2 In accordance with Order No. 2148,3 the Postal Service claims the Agreement is functionally equivalent to the agreement with China Post filed in Docket No. R2010–6 (China Post 2010 Agreement), with inbound small packets with delivery scanning pricing similar to that in the China Post 2010, China Post 2011, China Post 2013, and China Post 2014 agreements. Id. at 1, 4. The Postal Service seeks to include the Agreement within the Inbound Market-Dominant Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product, in the market dominant product list of the Mail Classification Schedule. Id. at 1. II. Contents of Filing The Postal Service’s filing consists of the Notice, two attachments, and redacted and unredacted versions of an Excel file with supporting financial workpapers. Id. at 2. Attachment 1 is an application for non-public treatment of material filed under seal with the Commission. Id. Attachment 2 is a redacted copy of the Agreement. Id. The Postal Service includes a redacted version of the financial workpapers with its filing as a separate public Excel file. Id. The Postal Service states that the intended effective date of the Agreement’s inbound market dominant rates is October 1, 2015; 4 asserts that it is providing at least the 45 days advance notice required under 39 CFR 3010.41; and identifies the parties to the Agreement as the United States Postal Service and China Post Group, the postal operator for China. Id. at 3. Reporting requirements. 39 CFR 3010.43 requires the Postal Service to submit a detailed data collection plan. In lieu of a special data collection plan for the Agreement, the Postal Service proposes to report information on the Agreement through the Annual Compliance Report. Id. at 6. The Postal Service also invokes, with respect to service performance measurement 1 Notice of United States Postal Service of Type 2 Rate Adjustment, and Notice of Filing Functionally Equivalent Agreement, August 14, 2015, at 1 (Notice). 2 Notice at 1. The Agreement’s inbound competitive rates will be filed with the Commission in a separate docket. Id. at 3. 3 See Docket No. R2013–9, Order Granting, in Part, Motion for Partial Reconsideration of Order No. 1864 and Modifying, in Part, Order No. 1864, August 11, 2014 (Order No. 2148). 4 Although the copy of the Agreement filed under seal has yet to be signed by both parties, the Postal Service anticipates updating this docket with a signed version, soon. Id. at 3 n.3. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 50880 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices reporting under 39 CFR 3055.3(a)(3), the standing exception in Order No. 996 for all agreements filed in the Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product grouping.5 Consistency with applicable statutory criteria. The Postal Service observes that Commission review of a negotiated service agreement addresses three statutory criteria under 39 U.S.C. 3622(c)(10), whether the agreement: (1) Improves the Postal Service’s net financial position or enhances the performance of operational functions; (2) will not cause unreasonable harm to the marketplace; and (3) will be available on public and reasonable terms to similarly situated mailers. Notice at 7. The Postal Service asserts that it addresses the first two criteria in its Notice and that the third is inapplicable, as there are no entities similarly situated to China Post Group in terms of their ability to tender small packet with delivery scanning flows from China or serve as a designated operator for letter post originating in China. Id. Functional equivalence. The Postal Service addresses reasons why it considers the Agreement functionally equivalent to the China Post 2010 Agreement filed in Docket No. R2010– 6.6 The Postal Service asserts that it does not consider that the specified differences detract from the conclusion that the Agreement is functionally equivalent to the baseline China Post 2010 Agreement. Notice at 11. rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Commission Action The Commission, in conformance with rule 3010.44, establishes Docket No. R2015–6 to consider issues raised in the Notice. The Commission invites comments from interested persons on whether the Agreement is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3622 and the requirements of 39 CFR part 3010. Comments are due no later than September 17, 2015. The public portions of this filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). Information on how to obtain access to non-public material appears in 39 CFR part 3007. The Commission appoints James F. Callow to represent the interests of the 5 Id. at 7, citing Docket No. R2012–2, Order Concerning an Additional Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service Agreement with Foreign Postal Operators 1 Negotiated Service Agreement, November 23, 2011, at 7 (Order No. 996). 6 Id. at 8–9; see also Docket Nos. MC2010–35, R2010–5, and R2010–6, Order No. 549, Order Adding Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 to the Market Dominant Product List and Approving Included Agreements, September 30, 2010. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 general public (Public Representative) in this docket. IV. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. R2015–6 for consideration of matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. 3. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no later than September 17, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. into an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package Contracts 2 (GREP 2) negotiated service agreement (Agreement).1 To support its Notice, the Postal Service filed a copy of the Agreement, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, 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. II. Notice of Commission Action POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2015–127 for consideration of matters raised by the Notice. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filing is consistent with 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 24, 2015. The public portions of the filing can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints John P. Klingenberg to serve as Public Representative in this docket. [Docket No. CP2015–127; Order No. 2667] III. Ordering Paragraphs By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–20648 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning an additional Global Reseller Expedited Package Contracts 2 negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: August 24, 2015. 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: SUMMARY: It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2015–127 for consideration of the matters raised by the Postal Service’s Notice. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, John P. Klingenberg is appointed to serve as an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than August 24, 2015. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Shoshana M. Grove, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–20634 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2015–79 and CP2015–126; Order No. 2668] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: Table of Contents ACTION: I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs SUMMARY: I. Introduction On August 14, 2015, the Postal Service filed notice that it has entered 1 Notice of United States Postal Service of Filing a Functionally Equivalent Global Reseller Expedited Package 2 Negotiated Service Agreement, August 14, 2015 (Notice). PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 162 (Friday, August 21, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50879-50880]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20648]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. R2015-6; Order No. 2669]


International Mail Contract

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 
concerning a Type 2 rate adjustment and the filing of a related 
negotiated service agreement with China Post Group. This notice informs 
the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other 
administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: September 17, 2015.

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

I. Introduction
II. Contents of Filing
III. Commission Action
IV. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On August 14, 2015, the Postal Service filed a notice, pursuant to 
39 CFR 3010.40 et seq., announcing a Type 2 rate adjustment to improve 
default rates established under the Universal Postal Union Acts.\1\ The 
Notice concerns the inbound portion of a Multi-Product Bilateral 
Agreement with China Post Group (Agreement).\2\ In accordance with 
Order No. 2148,\3\ the Postal Service claims the Agreement is 
functionally equivalent to the agreement with China Post filed in 
Docket No. R2010-6 (China Post 2010 Agreement), with inbound small 
packets with delivery scanning pricing similar to that in the China 
Post 2010, China Post 2011, China Post 2013, and China Post 2014 
agreements. Id. at 1, 4. The Postal Service seeks to include the 
Agreement within the Inbound Market-Dominant Multi-Service Agreements 
with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product, in the market dominant product 
list of the Mail Classification Schedule. Id. at 1.
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    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service of Type 2 Rate 
Adjustment, and Notice of Filing Functionally Equivalent Agreement, 
August 14, 2015, at 1 (Notice).
    \2\ Notice at 1. The Agreement's inbound competitive rates will 
be filed with the Commission in a separate docket. Id. at 3.
    \3\ See Docket No. R2013-9, Order Granting, in Part, Motion for 
Partial Reconsideration of Order No. 1864 and Modifying, in Part, 
Order No. 1864, August 11, 2014 (Order No. 2148).
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II. Contents of Filing

    The Postal Service's filing consists of the Notice, two 
attachments, and redacted and unredacted versions of an Excel file with 
supporting financial workpapers. Id. at 2. Attachment 1 is an 
application for non-public treatment of material filed under seal with 
the Commission. Id. Attachment 2 is a redacted copy of the Agreement. 
Id. The Postal Service includes a redacted version of the financial 
workpapers with its filing as a separate public Excel file. Id.
    The Postal Service states that the intended effective date of the 
Agreement's inbound market dominant rates is October 1, 2015; \4\ 
asserts that it is providing at least the 45 days advance notice 
required under 39 CFR 3010.41; and identifies the parties to the 
Agreement as the United States Postal Service and China Post Group, the 
postal operator for China. Id. at 3.
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    \4\ Although the copy of the Agreement filed under seal has yet 
to be signed by both parties, the Postal Service anticipates 
updating this docket with a signed version, soon. Id. at 3 n.3.
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    Reporting requirements. 39 CFR 3010.43 requires the Postal Service 
to submit a detailed data collection plan. In lieu of a special data 
collection plan for the Agreement, the Postal Service proposes to 
report information on the Agreement through the Annual Compliance 
Report. Id. at 6. The Postal Service also invokes, with respect to 
service performance measurement

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reporting under 39 CFR 3055.3(a)(3), the standing exception in Order 
No. 996 for all agreements filed in the Inbound Market Dominant Multi-
Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 product grouping.\5\
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    \5\ Id. at 7, citing Docket No. R2012-2, Order Concerning an 
Additional Inbound Market Dominant Multi-Service Agreement with 
Foreign Postal Operators 1 Negotiated Service Agreement, November 
23, 2011, at 7 (Order No. 996).
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    Consistency with applicable statutory criteria. The Postal Service 
observes that Commission review of a negotiated service agreement 
addresses three statutory criteria under 39 U.S.C. 3622(c)(10), whether 
the agreement: (1) Improves the Postal Service's net financial position 
or enhances the performance of operational functions; (2) will not 
cause unreasonable harm to the marketplace; and (3) will be available 
on public and reasonable terms to similarly situated mailers. Notice at 
7. The Postal Service asserts that it addresses the first two criteria 
in its Notice and that the third is inapplicable, as there are no 
entities similarly situated to China Post Group in terms of their 
ability to tender small packet with delivery scanning flows from China 
or serve as a designated operator for letter post originating in China. 
Id.
    Functional equivalence. The Postal Service addresses reasons why it 
considers the Agreement functionally equivalent to the China Post 2010 
Agreement filed in Docket No. R2010-6.\6\ The Postal Service asserts 
that it does not consider that the specified differences detract from 
the conclusion that the Agreement is functionally equivalent to the 
baseline China Post 2010 Agreement. Notice at 11.
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    \6\ Id. at 8-9; see also Docket Nos. MC2010-35, R2010-5, and 
R2010-6, Order No. 549, Order Adding Inbound Market Dominant Multi-
Service Agreements with Foreign Postal Operators 1 to the Market 
Dominant Product List and Approving Included Agreements, September 
30, 2010.
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III. Commission Action

    The Commission, in conformance with rule 3010.44, establishes 
Docket No. R2015-6 to consider issues raised in the Notice. The 
Commission invites comments from interested persons on whether the 
Agreement is consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3622 and the requirements of 39 
CFR part 3010. Comments are due no later than September 17, 2015. The 
public portions of this filing can be accessed via the Commission's Web 
site (http://www.prc.gov). Information on how to obtain access to non-
public material appears in 39 CFR part 3007.
    The Commission appoints James F. Callow to represent the interests 
of the general public (Public Representative) in this docket.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. R2015-6 for consideration 
of matters raised by the Postal Service's Notice.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, James F. Callow is appointed to serve 
as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent 
the interests of the general public in this proceeding.
    3. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no 
later than September 17, 2015.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Shoshana M. Grove,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-20648 Filed 8-20-15; 8:45 am]
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