Periodic Reporting, 59950 [2016-20930]

Download as PDF 59950 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / Proposed Rules Dated: August 23, 2016. L.C. Parrales, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Captain of the Port Jacksonville. [FR Doc. 2016–20923 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION 39 CFR Part 3050 [Docket No. RM2016–11; Order No. 3489] Periodic Reporting Postal Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes to analytical principles relating to periodic reporting (Proposal Three). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: October 11, 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Proposal Three III. Notice and Comment IV. Ordering Paragraphs ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS On August 22, 2016, the Postal Service filed a petition pursuant to 39 CFR 3050.11 requesting that the Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider changes in analytical principles used to prepare the Postal Service’s periodic reports.1 The Petition identifies the proposed changes filed in this docket as Proposal Three. II. Proposal Three Proposal Three relates to the design and operation of the In-Office Cost 1 Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Three), August 22, 2016 (Petition). 14:16 Aug 30, 2016 III. Notice and Comment The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016–11 for consideration of matters raised by the Petition. More information on the Petition may be accessed via the Commission’s Web site at http://www.prc.gov. Interested persons may submit comments on the Petition and Proposal Three no later than October 11, 2016. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya is designated as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding. IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction VerDate Sep<11>2014 System (IOCS). The proposal concerns changes in the IOCS city carrier sampling methodology and the development of city carrier costs. The Postal Service states that the proposal utilizes census data from the Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS) and the Delivery Operations Information System (DOIS) to develop a new cluster sampling approach. Petition, Proposal Three at 1. This new sampling approach permits data collectors to take on-site readings in the mornings when city carriers conduct the majority of their inoffice work. Id. The Postal Service states that the availability of TACS census data provides the opportunity to significantly reshape the sampling design. Id. at 2. The Postal Service states that the primary objective of this proposal is to replace the current method of obtaining data via telephone readings with on-site readings. Id. at 15. In support of its Petition, the Postal Service has attached a public library reference, USPS–RM2016–11/1, and a non-public library reference, USPS– RM2016–11/NP1.2 Jkt 238001 It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016–11 for consideration of the matters raised by the Petition of the United States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Three), filed August 22, 2016. 2. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no later than October 11, 2016. 3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. 2 Notice of Filing of USPS–RM2916–11/1, USPS– RM2016–11/NP1, and Application for Nonpublic Treatment, August 22, 2016. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–20930 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 60 and 62 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2016–0033; FRL–9951–72– OAR] RIN 2060–AS84 Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details; Extension of Comment Period Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On June 30, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule titled, ‘‘Clean Energy Incentive Program Design Details.’’ The EPA is extending the comment period on the proposed rule, which was scheduled to close on September 2, 2016, by 60 days until November 1, 2016. The EPA is making this change to allow for requested tribal consultation in response to the proposed rule. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 59950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20930]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

39 CFR Part 3050

[Docket No. RM2016-11; Order No. 3489]


Periodic Reporting

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent filing requesting that the 
Commission initiate an informal rulemaking proceeding to consider 
changes to analytical principles relating to periodic reporting 
(Proposal Three). This notice informs the public of the filing, invites 
public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: October 11, 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. Proposal Three
III. Notice and Comment
IV. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On August 22, 2016, the Postal Service filed a petition pursuant to 
39 CFR 3050.11 requesting that the Commission initiate an informal 
rulemaking proceeding to consider changes in analytical principles used 
to prepare the Postal Service's periodic reports.\1\ The Petition 
identifies the proposed changes filed in this docket as Proposal Three.
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    \1\ Petition of the United States Postal Service for the 
Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider Proposed Changes in 
Analytical Principles (Proposal Three), August 22, 2016 (Petition).
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II. Proposal Three

    Proposal Three relates to the design and operation of the In-Office 
Cost System (IOCS). The proposal concerns changes in the IOCS city 
carrier sampling methodology and the development of city carrier costs. 
The Postal Service states that the proposal utilizes census data from 
the Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS) and the Delivery 
Operations Information System (DOIS) to develop a new cluster sampling 
approach. Petition, Proposal Three at 1. This new sampling approach 
permits data collectors to take on-site readings in the mornings when 
city carriers conduct the majority of their in-office work. Id. The 
Postal Service states that the availability of TACS census data 
provides the opportunity to significantly reshape the sampling design. 
Id. at 2. The Postal Service states that the primary objective of this 
proposal is to replace the current method of obtaining data via 
telephone readings with on-site readings. Id. at 15. In support of its 
Petition, the Postal Service has attached a public library reference, 
USPS-RM2016-11/1, and a non-public library reference, USPS-RM2016-11/
NP1.\2\
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    \2\ Notice of Filing of USPS-RM2916-11/1, USPS-RM2016-11/NP1, 
and Application for Nonpublic Treatment, August 22, 2016.
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III. Notice and Comment

    The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016-11 for consideration 
of matters raised by the Petition. More information on the Petition may 
be accessed via the Commission's Web site at http://www.prc.gov. 
Interested persons may submit comments on the Petition and Proposal 
Three no later than October 11, 2016. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, 
Lyudmila Y. Bzhilyanskaya is designated as an officer of the Commission 
(Public Representative) to represent the interests of the general 
public in this proceeding.

IV. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. RM2016-11 for 
consideration of the matters raised by the Petition of the United 
States Postal Service for the Initiation of a Proceeding to Consider 
Proposed Changes in Analytical Principles (Proposal Three), filed 
August 22, 2016.
    2. Comments by interested persons in this proceeding are due no 
later than October 11, 2016.
    3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Lyudmila Y. 
Bzhilyanskaya to serve as an officer of the Commission (Public 
Representative) to represent the interests of the general public in 
this docket.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Stacy L. Ruble,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-20930 Filed 8-30-16; 8:45 am]
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