Market Test of Experimental Product-Customized Delivery, 46718-46719 [2016-16823]

Download as PDF 46718 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 137 / Monday, July 18, 2016 / Notices Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 8th day of July 2016. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Alexander Adams Jr., Chief, Research and Test Reactors Licensing Branch, Division of Policy and Rulemaking, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation. [FR Doc. 2016–16933 Filed 7–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2016–242] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing recent Postal Service filing for the Commission’s consideration concerning a negotiated service agreement. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: July 19, 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: SUMMARY: Table of Contents asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Introduction II. Docketed Proceeding(s) I. Introduction The Commission gives notice that the Postal Service filed request(s) for the Commission to consider matters related to negotiated service agreement(s). The request(s) may propose the addition or removal of a negotiated service agreement from the market dominant or the competitive product list, or the modification of an existing product currently appearing on the market dominant or the competitive product list. Section II identifies the docket number(s) associated with each Postal Service request, the title of each Postal Service request, the request’s acceptance date, and the authority cited by the Postal Service for each request. For each request, the Commission appoints an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Jul 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 proceeding, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505 (Public Representative). Section II also establishes comment deadline(s) pertaining to each request. The public portions of the Postal Service’s request(s) can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). Non-public portions of the Postal Service’s request(s), if any, can be accessed through compliance with the requirements of 39 CFR 3007.40. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s request(s) in the captioned docket(s) are consistent with the policies of title 39. For request(s) that the Postal Service states concern market dominant product(s), applicable statutory and regulatory requirements include 39 U.S.C. 3622, 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR part 3010, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. For request(s) that the Postal Service states concern competitive product(s), applicable statutory and regulatory requirements include 39 U.S.C. 3632, 39 U.S.C. 3633, 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comment deadline(s) for each request appear in section II. II. Docketed Proceeding(s) 1. Docket No(s).: CP2016–242; Filing Title: Notice of the United States Postal Service of Filing a Functionally Equivalent Global Plus 1D Negotiated Service Agreement and Application for Non-Public Treatment of Materials Filed Under Seal; Filing Acceptance Date: July 11, 2016; Filing Authority: 39 CFR 3015.5 et seq.; Public Representative: Kenneth R. Moeller; Comments Due: July 19, 2016. This notice will be published in the Federal Register. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16822 Filed 7–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. MT2014–1; Order No. 3424] Market Test of Experimental ProductCustomized Delivery Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. DATES: Comments are due: July 27, 2016. 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: ADDRESSES: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Filing and Designation of Substitute Public Representative III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction On July 8, 2016, the Postal Service filed a request, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3641(d)(2) and Order No. 2224, to extend the Customized Delivery market test for an additional year and to expand the market test to other markets during this additional year.1 Customized Delivery is a package delivery service offering that provides customers with delivery of groceries and other prepackaged goods. Order No. 2224 at 1. The Postal Service formally implemented the Customized Delivery market test on November 1, 2014, in the San Francisco Metropolitan area. Request at 1. It expanded the market into the following metropolitan areas: Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA; New York City, NY; Sacramento, CA; Stamford, CT; and Las Vegas, NV.2 During the extension the Postal Service plans to continue the market test in the metropolitan areas in which it currently operates. Request at 1. It also ‘‘intends to expand the Customized Delivery market test to a number of additional markets over the next year, so that [it] can examine the market in a wider range of metropolitan areas.’’ ld. The Postal Service asserts that it must continue the market test in a variety of metropolitan areas during the next year to determine the operational feasibility and desirability of adding Customized AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to extend the Customized Delivery market test for one additional year and expand the market test to a number of additional markets. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 Request of the United States Postal Service for Extension of Customized Delivery Market Test, July 8, 2016 (Request). See also Order No. 2224, Order Authorizing Customized Delivery Market Test, October 23, 2014. 2 Request at 1; see Notice of the United States Postal Service of Expansion of Customized Delivery Market Test, February 20, 2015; Notice of the United States Postal Service of Expansion of Customized Delivery Market Test, June 18, 2015; Notice of the United States Postal Service of Expansion of Customized Delivery Market Test, January 22, 2016. E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 137 / Monday, July 18, 2016 / Notices Delivery as a permanent product. ld. at 1–2. The Customized Delivery market test is currently scheduled to expire on October 31, 2016. Id. at 1. In the Request, the Postal Service requests to extend the market test for one additional year, until October 31, 2017, and to expand the market test into other metropolitan areas. Id. at 1–2. The Postal Service represents that all other aspects of the Customized Delivery market test remain unchanged and comply with 39 U.S.C. 3641 and Order No. 2224. ld. at 2. II. Notice of Filing and Designation of Substitute Public Representative The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2014–1 to consider matters raised by the Postal Service’s Request. The Commission invites comments on whether the Request complies with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, including 39 U.S.C. 3641, 39 CFR part 3035, and Order No. 2224. Comments are due no later than July 27, 2016. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). 39 U.S.C. 505 requires the Commission to designate an officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in all public proceedings (Public Representative). The Public Representative previously designated in Order No. 2197 is no longer able to serve.3 In light of that circumstance, the Commission designates Lauren A. D’Agostino to serve as the substitute Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2014–1 to consider matters raised by the Postal Service’s Request. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission designates Lauren A. D’Agostino to serve as the substitute Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. 3. Comments are due no later than July 27, 2016. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. 3 See Notice and Order Concerning Market Test of Experimental Product—Customized Delivery, September 25, 2014, at 4 (Order No. 2197). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Jul 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–16823 Filed 7–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–78304; File No. SRBatsEDGX–2016–27] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Bats EDGX Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change Related to Fees as They Apply to the Equity Options Platform July 12, 2016. Pursuant to section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on July 1, 2016, Bats EDGX Exchange, Inc. (the ‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘EDGX’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II and III below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. The Exchange has designated the proposed rule change as one establishing or changing a member due, fee, or other charge imposed by the Exchange under section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b–4(f)(2) thereunder,4 which renders the proposed rule change effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange filed a proposal to amend the fee schedule applicable to Members 5 and non-members of the Exchange pursuant to EDGX Rules 15.1(a) and (c). The text of the proposed rule change is available at the Exchange’s Web site at www.batstrading.com, at the principal office of the Exchange, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 5 The term ‘‘Member’’ is defined as ‘‘any registered broker or dealer that has been admitted to membership in the Exchange.’’ See Exchange Rule 1.5(n). PO 00000 1 15 2 17 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46719 II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant parts of such statements. (A) Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose The Exchange proposes to amend its fee schedule for its equity options platform (‘‘EDGX Options’’) to: (1) Modify the criteria to qualify for the Customer Volume Tier 1 under footnote 1; and (2) delete the NBBO Setter/Joiner Tier under footnote 3. Customer Volume Tier 1 In addition to the standard rebate provided to all Customer 6 orders, the Exchange offers six separate Customer Volume Tiers under footnote 1, each providing an enhanced rebate ranging from $0.10 to $0.21 [sic] per contract to Customer orders that yield fee codes PC 7 or NC 8 upon satisfying the respective tier’s monthly volume criteria. Pursuant to Customer Volume Tier 1, the lowest volume tier, a Member currently receives a rebate of $0.10 per contract where the Member has an ADV 9 in Customer orders equal to or greater than 0.20% of average TCV.10 In order to further incentive the entry of Customer orders, the Exchange proposes 6 ‘‘Customer’’ applies to any transaction identified by a Member for clearing in the Customer range at the OCC, excluding any transaction for a Broker Dealer or a ‘‘Professional’’ as defined in Exchange Rule 16.1. See the Exchange’s fee schedule. 7 Fee code PC is yielded to Customer orders in Penny Pilot Securities. See the Exchange’s fee schedule. 8 Fee code NC is yielded to Customer orders in Non-Penny Pilot Securities. See the Exchange’s fee schedule. 9 ‘‘ADV’’ means average daily volume calculated as the number of contracts added or removed, combined, per day. See the Exchange’s fee schedule. 10 ‘‘TCV’’ means total consolidated volume calculated as the volume reported by all exchanges to the consolidated transaction reporting plan for the month for which the fees apply, excluding volume on any day that the Exchange experiences an Exchange System Disruption and on any day with a scheduled early market close. See the Exchange’s fee schedule. E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. MT2014-1; Order No. 3424]


Market Test of Experimental Product-Customized Delivery

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service 
request to extend the Customized Delivery market test for one 
additional year and expand the market test to a number of additional 
markets. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public 
comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: July 27, 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

I. Introduction
II. Notice of Filing and Designation of Substitute Public 
Representative
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On July 8, 2016, the Postal Service filed a request, pursuant to 39 
U.S.C. 3641(d)(2) and Order No. 2224, to extend the Customized Delivery 
market test for an additional year and to expand the market test to 
other markets during this additional year.\1\ Customized Delivery is a 
package delivery service offering that provides customers with delivery 
of groceries and other prepackaged goods. Order No. 2224 at 1. The 
Postal Service formally implemented the Customized Delivery market test 
on November 1, 2014, in the San Francisco Metropolitan area. Request at 
1. It expanded the market into the following metropolitan areas: Los 
Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA; New York City, NY; Sacramento, CA; 
Stamford, CT; and Las Vegas, NV.\2\
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    \1\ Request of the United States Postal Service for Extension of 
Customized Delivery Market Test, July 8, 2016 (Request). See also 
Order No. 2224, Order Authorizing Customized Delivery Market Test, 
October 23, 2014.
    \2\ Request at 1; see Notice of the United States Postal Service 
of Expansion of Customized Delivery Market Test, February 20, 2015; 
Notice of the United States Postal Service of Expansion of 
Customized Delivery Market Test, June 18, 2015; Notice of the United 
States Postal Service of Expansion of Customized Delivery Market 
Test, January 22, 2016.
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    During the extension the Postal Service plans to continue the 
market test in the metropolitan areas in which it currently operates. 
Request at 1. It also ``intends to expand the Customized Delivery 
market test to a number of additional markets over the next year, so 
that [it] can examine the market in a wider range of metropolitan 
areas.'' ld. The Postal Service asserts that it must continue the 
market test in a variety of metropolitan areas during the next year to 
determine the operational feasibility and desirability of adding 
Customized

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Delivery as a permanent product. ld. at 1-2.
    The Customized Delivery market test is currently scheduled to 
expire on October 31, 2016. Id. at 1. In the Request, the Postal 
Service requests to extend the market test for one additional year, 
until October 31, 2017, and to expand the market test into other 
metropolitan areas. Id. at 1-2. The Postal Service represents that all 
other aspects of the Customized Delivery market test remain unchanged 
and comply with 39 U.S.C. 3641 and Order No. 2224. ld. at 2.

II. Notice of Filing and Designation of Substitute Public 
Representative

    The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2014-1 to consider matters 
raised by the Postal Service's Request. The Commission invites comments 
on whether the Request complies with applicable statutory and 
regulatory requirements, including 39 U.S.C. 3641, 39 CFR part 3035, 
and Order No. 2224. Comments are due no later than July 27, 2016. The 
public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission's 
Web site (http://www.prc.gov).
    39 U.S.C. 505 requires the Commission to designate an officer of 
the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in all 
public proceedings (Public Representative). The Public Representative 
previously designated in Order No. 2197 is no longer able to serve.\3\ 
In light of that circumstance, the Commission designates Lauren A. 
D'Agostino to serve as the substitute Public Representative to 
represent the interests of the general public in this docket.
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    \3\ See Notice and Order Concerning Market Test of Experimental 
Product--Customized Delivery, September 25, 2014, at 4 (Order No. 
2197).
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III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission reopens Docket No. MT2014-1 to consider matters 
raised by the Postal Service's Request.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission designates Lauren A. 
D'Agostino to serve as the substitute Public Representative to 
represent the interests of the general public in this docket.
    3. Comments are due no later than July 27, 2016.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Stacy L. Ruble,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-16823 Filed 7-15-16; 8:45 am]
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