Competitive Price Adjustment, 51501-51502 [2020-18291]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Talent Acquisition and Workforce Shaping, Employee Services, Office of Personnel Management. Title: Certificate of Medical Examination. OMB Number: 3206–0250. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 45,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hours. Total Burden Hours: 135,000 hours. Office of Personnel Management. Alexys Stanley, Regulatory Affairs Analyst. POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. CP2020–249; Order No. 5638] Competitive Price Adjustment Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is recognizing a recently filed Postal Service document with the Commission concerning time-limited changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products. The changes are scheduled to take effect October 18, 2020, and would roll back to current levels on December 27, 2020. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: August 31, 2020. 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 I. Introduction and Overview II. Initial Administrative Actions III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction and Overview On August 14, 2020, the Postal Service filed notice with the Commission concerning time-limited [FR Doc. 2020–18257 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–39–P 51501 changes in rates of general applicability for competitive products.1 The Postal Service represents that, as required by 39 CFR 3035.102(b), the Notice includes an explanation and justification for the changes, the effective date, and a schedule of the changed rates. See Notice at 1. The changes are scheduled to take effect on October 18, 2020, and will roll back to current levels on December 27, 2020. Id. Attached to the Notice is Governors’ Decision No. 20–3, which states the new prices are in accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3632 and 3633 and 39 CFR 3035.102.2 The Governors’ Decision provides an analysis of the competitive products’ price changes intended to demonstrate that the changes comply with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR part 3035. Governors’ Decision No. 20–3 at 1. The attachment to the Governors’ Decision sets forth both the new prices to be in effect from October 18, 2020, and the current prices that will be restored on December 27, 2020. See Notice at 1–2. The Notice includes an attachment showing FY 2021 projected volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage for each product, assuming implementation of the new prices from October 18, 2020, to December 27, 2020. See id. at 2. The Notice also includes an application for non-public treatment of the attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage data in the unredacted version of the annex to the Governors’ Decision, as well as the supporting materials for the data. See id. Planned price adjustments. The Governors’ Decision includes an overview of the Postal Service’s planned price changes, which is summarized in the table below. TABLE I–1—PROPOSED PRICE CHANGES Average price increase (percent) Product name jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Domestic Competitive Products Priority Mail Express ............................................................................................................................................................................ Retail ............................................................................................................................................................................................. Commercial Base ......................................................................................................................................................................... Commercial Plus .......................................................................................................................................................................... Priority Mail .......................................................................................................................................................................................... Retail ............................................................................................................................................................................................. Commercial Base ......................................................................................................................................................................... Commercial Plus .......................................................................................................................................................................... Parcel Select (non-Lightweight) ........................................................................................................................................................... Destination Delivery Unit .............................................................................................................................................................. 1 USPS Notice of Time-Limited Changes in Rates of General Applicability for Competitive Products, August 14, 2020 (Notice). Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(2), the Postal Service is obligated to publish the Governors’ Decision and record of proceedings VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the effective date of the new rates. 2 Notice, Decision of the Governors of the United States Postal Service on Changes in Rates of General PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0.7 0.0 4.4 4.4 1.7 0.0 4.2 3.9 5.9 6.8 Applicability for Competitive Products (Governors’ Decision No. 20–3), at 1 (Governors’ Decision No. 20–3). E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1 51502 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 162 / Thursday, August 20, 2020 / Notices TABLE I–1—PROPOSED PRICE CHANGES—Continued Average price increase (percent) Product name Destination Sectional Center Facility ........................................................................................................................................... Destination Network Distribution Center ...................................................................................................................................... Parcel Select Lightweight .................................................................................................................................................................... Parcel Select Ground .......................................................................................................................................................................... Parcel Return Service .......................................................................................................................................................................... Return Sectional Center Facility ................................................................................................................................................... Return Delivery Unit ..................................................................................................................................................................... First-Class Package Service ............................................................................................................................................................... Retail ............................................................................................................................................................................................. Commercial ................................................................................................................................................................................... 8.0 5.6 12.0 3.0 3.3 1.9 4.7 5.6 0.0 7.0 Source: See Governors’ Decision No. 20–3 at 2–3. II. Initial Administrative Actions POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020–249 to consider the Postal Service’s Notice. Interested persons may express views and offer comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, and 3642, 39 CFR part 3035, and 39 CFR 3040 subparts B and E. Comments are due no later than August 31, 2020. For specific details of the planned price changes, interested persons are encouraged to review the Notice, which is available on the Commission’s website at www.prc.gov. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth R. Moeller is appointed to serve as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general public in this docket. [Docket Nos. MC2020–221 and CP2020–251] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020–249 to provide interested persons an opportunity to express views and offer comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, and 3642, 39 CFR part 3035, and 39 CFR 3040 subparts B and E. 2. Comments are due no later than August 31, 2020. 3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Kenneth R. Moeller 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. Erica A. Barker, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–18291 Filed 8–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Aug 19, 2020 Jkt 250001 New Postal Products Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a 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: August 24, 2020. 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 3011.301.1 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 3030, and 39 CFR part 3040, 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 3035, and 39 CFR part 3040, subpart B. Comment deadline(s) for each request appear in section II. II. Docketed Proceeding(s) 1. Docket No(s).: MC2020–221 and CP2020–251; Filing Title: USPS Request to Add Priority Mail & First-Class Package Service Contract 158 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing Materials Under Seal; Filing Acceptance Date: August 14, 2020; 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). E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 162 (Thursday, August 20, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51501-51502]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18291]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2020-249; Order No. 5638]


Competitive Price Adjustment

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is recognizing a recently filed Postal Service 
document with the Commission concerning time-limited changes in rates 
of general applicability for competitive products. The changes are 
scheduled to take effect October 18, 2020, and would roll back to 
current levels on December 27, 2020. This notice informs the public of 
the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative 
steps.

DATES: Comments are due: August 31, 2020.

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 and Overview
II. Initial Administrative Actions
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction and Overview

    On August 14, 2020, the Postal Service filed notice with the 
Commission concerning time-limited changes in rates of general 
applicability for competitive products.\1\ The Postal Service 
represents that, as required by 39 CFR 3035.102(b), the Notice includes 
an explanation and justification for the changes, the effective date, 
and a schedule of the changed rates. See Notice at 1. The changes are 
scheduled to take effect on October 18, 2020, and will roll back to 
current levels on December 27, 2020. Id.
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    \1\ USPS Notice of Time-Limited Changes in Rates of General 
Applicability for Competitive Products, August 14, 2020 (Notice). 
Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(2), the Postal Service is obligated to 
publish the Governors' Decision and record of proceedings in the 
Federal Register at least 30 days before the effective date of the 
new rates.
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    Attached to the Notice is Governors' Decision No. 20-3, which 
states the new prices are in accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3632 and 3633 
and 39 CFR 3035.102.\2\ The Governors' Decision provides an analysis of 
the competitive products' price changes intended to demonstrate that 
the changes comply with 39 U.S.C. 3633 and 39 CFR part 3035. Governors' 
Decision No. 20-3 at 1. The attachment to the Governors' Decision sets 
forth both the new prices to be in effect from October 18, 2020, and 
the current prices that will be restored on December 27, 2020. See 
Notice at 1-2.
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    \2\ Notice, Decision of the Governors of the United States 
Postal Service on Changes in Rates of General Applicability for 
Competitive Products (Governors' Decision No. 20-3), at 1 
(Governors' Decision No. 20-3).
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    The Notice includes an attachment showing FY 2021 projected 
volumes, revenues, attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage 
for each product, assuming implementation of the new prices from 
October 18, 2020, to December 27, 2020. See id. at 2.
    The Notice also includes an application for non-public treatment of 
the attributable costs, contribution, and cost coverage data in the 
unredacted version of the annex to the Governors' Decision, as well as 
the supporting materials for the data. See id.
    Planned price adjustments. The Governors' Decision includes an 
overview of the Postal Service's planned price changes, which is 
summarized in the table below.

                    Table I-1--Proposed Price Changes
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                                                          Average  price
                      Product name                            increase
                                                             (percent)
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                      Domestic Competitive Products
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Priority Mail Express...................................             0.7
    Retail..............................................             0.0
    Commercial Base.....................................             4.4
    Commercial Plus.....................................             4.4
Priority Mail...........................................             1.7
    Retail..............................................             0.0
    Commercial Base.....................................             4.2
    Commercial Plus.....................................             3.9
Parcel Select (non-Lightweight).........................             5.9
    Destination Delivery Unit...........................             6.8

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    Destination Sectional Center Facility...............             8.0
    Destination Network Distribution Center.............             5.6
Parcel Select Lightweight...............................            12.0
Parcel Select Ground....................................             3.0
Parcel Return Service...................................             3.3
    Return Sectional Center Facility....................             1.9
    Return Delivery Unit................................             4.7
First-Class Package Service.............................             5.6
    Retail..............................................             0.0
    Commercial..........................................             7.0
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Source: See Governors' Decision No. 20-3 at 2-3.

II. Initial Administrative Actions

    The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020-249 to consider the 
Postal Service's Notice. Interested persons may express views and offer 
comments on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 
3632, 3633, and 3642, 39 CFR part 3035, and 39 CFR 3040 subparts B and 
E. Comments are due no later than August 31, 2020. For specific details 
of the planned price changes, interested persons are encouraged to 
review the Notice, which is available on the Commission's website at 
www.prc.gov.
    Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Kenneth R. Moeller is appointed to serve 
as Public Representative to represent the interests of the general 
public in this docket.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission establishes Docket No. CP2020-249 to provide 
interested persons an opportunity to express views and offer comments 
on whether the planned changes are consistent with 39 U.S.C. 3632, 
3633, and 3642, 39 CFR part 3035, and 39 CFR 3040 subparts B and E.
    2. Comments are due no later than August 31, 2020.
    3. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, the Commission appoints Kenneth R. 
Moeller 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.
Erica A. Barker,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2020-18291 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]
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