New Postal Products, 71008-71009 [2019-27699]

Download as PDF 71008 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 247 / Thursday, December 26, 2019 / Notices For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Richard J. Laufer, Technical Coordinator, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27905 Filed 12–20–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2020–79 and CP2020–78] New Postal Products Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission’s consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: December 30, 2019. 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 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 proceeding, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505 (Public Representative). Section II also 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 Comments are due: December 27, 2019. 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: DATES: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Docketed Proceeding(s) The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for the Commission’s consideration concerning negotiated service agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. 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 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 website (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 3007.301.1 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) 1 See Docket No. RM2018–3, Order Adopting Final Rules Relating to Non-Public Information, June 27, 2018, Attachment A at 19–22 (Order No. 4679). 1 See Docket No. RM2018–3, Order Adopting Final Rules Relating to Non-Public Information, June 27, 2018, Attachment A at 19–22 (Order No. 4679). II. Docketed Proceeding(s) 1. Docket No(s).: MC2020–79 and CP2020–78; Filing Title: USPS Request to Add Priority Mail Contract 586 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing Materials Under Seal; Filing Acceptance Date: December 18, 2019; Filing Authority: 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., and 39 CFR 3015.5; Public Representative: Christopher C. Mohr; Comments Due: December 30, 2019. This Notice will be published in the Federal Register. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. I. Introduction II. Docketed Proceeding(s) VerDate Sep<11>2014 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 website (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 3007.301.1 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. [FR Doc. 2019–27794 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2020–78 and CP2020–77] New Postal Products Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 247 / Thursday, December 26, 2019 / Notices 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).: MC2020–78 and CP2020–77; Filing Title: USPS Request to Add First-Class Package Service Contract 106 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing Materials Under Seal; Filing Acceptance Date: December 17, 2019; Filing Authority: 39 U.S.C. 3642, 39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., and 39 CFR 3015.5; Public Representative: Christopher C. Mohr; Comments Due: December 27, 2019. This Notice will be published in the Federal Register. Ruth Ann Abrams, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27699 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–87788; File No. 4–705] Program for Allocation of Regulatory Responsibilities Pursuant to Rule 17d– 2; Notice of Filing and Order Approving and Declaring Effective an Amended Proposed Plan for the Allocation of Regulatory Responsibilities Between the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc., Cboe BYX Exchange, Inc., Cboe EDGA Exchange, Inc., and Cboe EDGX Exchange, Inc. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES December 18, 2019. Notice is hereby given that the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has issued an Order, pursuant to Section 17(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 approving and declaring effective an amendment to the plan for allocating regulatory responsibility (‘‘Plan’’) filed on December 3, 2019, pursuant to Rule 17d–2 of the Act,2 by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (‘‘FINRA’’), Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc. (‘‘BZX’’), Cboe BYX Exchange, Inc. (‘‘BYX’’), Cboe EDGA Exchange, Inc. (‘‘EDGA’’), and Cboe EDGX Exchange, Inc. (‘‘EDGX’’) (each, a ‘‘Participating Organization,’’ or ‘‘Bats Exchange,’’ and together, the ‘‘Participating Organizations,’’ ‘‘the Bats 1 15 2 17 U.S.C. 78q(d). CFR 240.17d–2. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 Exchanges,’’ or the ‘‘Parties’’). The Plan replaces and supersedes the agreement between FINRA and the Bats Exchanges dated September 30, 2016, entitled ‘‘Agreement between Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., Bats BZX Exchange, Inc., Bats BYS Exchange, Inc., Bats EDGA Exchange, Inc., and Bats EDGX Exchange, Inc. Pursuant to Rule 17d–2 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.’’ 3 I. Introduction Section 19(g)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),4 among other things, requires every selfregulatory organization (‘‘SRO’’) registered as either a national securities exchange or national securities association to examine for, and enforce compliance by, its members and persons associated with its members with the Act, the rules and regulations thereunder, and the SRO’s own rules, unless the SRO is relieved of this responsibility pursuant to Section 17(d) or Section 19(g)(2) of the Act.5 Without this relief, the statutory obligation of each individual SRO could result in a pattern of multiple examinations of broker-dealers that maintain memberships in more than one SRO (‘‘common members’’). Such regulatory duplication would add unnecessary expenses for common members and their SROs. Section 17(d)(1) of the Act 6 was intended, in part, to eliminate unnecessary multiple examinations and regulatory duplication.7 With respect to a common member, Section 17(d)(1) authorizes the Commission, by rule or order, to relieve an SRO of the responsibility to receive regulatory reports, to examine for and enforce compliance with applicable statutes, rules, and regulations, or to perform other specified regulatory functions. To implement Section 17(d)(1), the Commission adopted two rules: Rule 17d–1 and Rule 17d–2 under the Act.8 Rule 17d–1 authorizes the Commission to name a single SRO as the designated examining authority (‘‘DEA’’) to examine common members for compliance with the financial responsibility requirements imposed by the Act, or by Commission or SRO 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79057 (October 6, 2016), 81 FR 70728 (October 13, 2016). 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(g)(1). 5 15 U.S.C. 78q(d) and 15 U.S.C. 78s(g)(2), respectively. 6 15 U.S.C. 78q(d)(1). 7 See Securities Act Amendments of 1975, Report of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to Accompany S. 249, S. Rep. No. 94– 75, 94th Cong., 1st Session 32 (1975). 8 17 CFR 240.17d–1 and 17 CFR 240.17d–2, respectively. PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71009 rules.9 When an SRO has been named as a common member’s DEA, all other SROs to which the common member belongs are relieved of the responsibility to examine the firm for compliance with the applicable financial responsibility rules. On its face, Rule 17d–1 deals only with an SRO’s obligations to enforce member compliance with financial responsibility requirements. Rule 17d–1 does not relieve an SRO from its obligation to examine a common member for compliance with its own rules and provisions of the federal securities laws governing matters other than financial responsibility, including sales practices and trading activities and practices. To address regulatory duplication in these and other areas, the Commission adopted Rule 17d–2 under the Act.10 Rule 17d–2 permits SROs to propose joint plans for the allocation of regulatory responsibilities with respect to their common members. Under paragraph (c) of Rule 17d–2, the Commission may declare such a plan effective if, after providing for appropriate notice and comment, it determines that the plan is necessary or appropriate in the public interest and for the protection of investors; to foster cooperation and coordination among the SROs; to remove impediments to, and foster the development of, a national market system and a national clearance and settlement system; and is in conformity with the factors set forth in Section 17(d) of the Act. Commission approval of a plan filed pursuant to Rule 17d–2 relieves an SRO of those regulatory responsibilities allocated by the plan to another SRO. II. The Plan On October 6, 2016, the Commission declared effective the Plan entered into between FINRA and the Bats Exchanges for allocating regulatory responsibility pursuant to Rule 17d–2.11 The Plan is intended to reduce regulatory duplication for firms that are common members of FINRA and at least one of the Bats Exchanges by allocating regulatory responsibility with respect to certain applicable laws, rules, and regulations that are common among them. Included in the Plan is an exhibit that lists every rule of each Bats Exchange for which FINRA bears responsibility under the Plan for overseeing and enforcing with respect to 9 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 12352 (April 20, 1976), 41 FR 18808 (May 7, 1976). 10 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 12935 (October 28, 1976), 41 FR 49091 (November 8, 1976). 11 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 79057 (October 6, 2016), 81 FR 70728 (October 13, 2016). E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 247 (Thursday, December 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71008-71009]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-27699]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket Nos. MC2020-78 and CP2020-77]


New Postal Products

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing for 
the Commission's consideration concerning negotiated service 
agreements. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites 
public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: December 27, 2019.

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. 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 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 website (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 3007.301.\1\
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    \1\ See Docket No. RM2018-3, Order Adopting Final Rules Relating 
to Non-Public Information, June 27, 2018, Attachment A at 19-22 
(Order No. 4679).
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    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)

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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).: MC2020-78 and CP2020-77; Filing Title: USPS 
Request to Add First-Class Package Service Contract 106 to Competitive 
Product List and Notice of Filing Materials Under Seal; Filing 
Acceptance Date: December 17, 2019; Filing Authority: 39 U.S.C. 3642, 
39 CFR 3020.30 et seq., and 39 CFR 3015.5; Public Representative: 
Christopher C. Mohr; Comments Due: December 27, 2019.

    This Notice will be published in the Federal Register.
Ruth Ann Abrams,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-27699 Filed 12-23-19; 8:45 am]
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