Postal Regulatory Commission September 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Global Expedited Package Service Contracts
Document Number: E8-22980
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service Global Expedited Package Service negotiated service agreement. This action is consistent with changes in a recent law governing postal operations.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E8-22639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under a new law, the Postal Service must file an annual compliance report with the Postal Regulatory Commission on costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products. It has filed documents with the Commission to change some of the methods it uses to compile the fiscal year 2008 report. In the Commission's view, these documents constitute a rulemaking petition. Therefore, this document provides an opportunity for the public to comment on potential changes in periodic reporting rules.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E8-22328
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-24
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding the Postal Service's negotiated agreements with China Post Group and Hong Kong Post to the competitive product list. This action is consistent with changes in a recent law governing postal operations. Republication of the lists of market dominant and competitive products is also consistent with new requirements in the law.
Accounting and Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E8-21985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is proposing rules affecting accounting practices, an assumed Federal income tax, and periodic reporting for the Postal Service's competitive products enterprise. The rules are intended to promote transparency and accountability without imposing undue burden on the Postal Service. Issuance of this proposal responds to a recent law that revised the Postal Service's business model and gave the Commission new oversight responsibilities. Comments will assist the Commission in developing final rules.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E8-21060
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is proposing a set of rules to address a continuing and expanded need, under a new law, for periodic reports from the Postal Service. The proposal describes the scope of reporting and the level of detail the Commission believes is needed to provide accountability and transparency with respect to Postal Service operations. Comments will assist the Commission in developing a final set of reporting rules.
Global Expedited Package Services 1
Document Number: E8-21055
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-11
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces the filing of three Postal Service notices regarding Global Expedited Package Service (GEPS) contracts and related Commission review. Publication of this document satisfies procedural requirements. It also allows interested persons an opportunity to comment.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: E8-20935
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E8-20694
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under a new law, the Postal Service must file an annual compliance report with the Postal Regulatory Commission on costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products. It has filed documents with the Commission to change some of the methods it uses to compile the fiscal year 2008 report. In the Commission's view, these documents constitute a rulemaking petition. Therefore, it has established a rulemaking docket to allow the public to comment on potential changes in periodic reporting rules.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E8-20581
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is proposing new rules to address two types of administrative filings authorized under a new postal law: complaints and rate and service inquiries. It is also proposing to delete existing complaint rules, as they are overtaken by the proposal. Issuance of this document reflects the Commission's ongoing implementation of new and revised statutory provisions.
Administrative Practice and Procedure; Postal Service
Document Number: E8-20442
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding several recently-negotiated Global Express Package Service contracts to the competitive product list. This action is consistent with changes in a recent law governing postal operations. Re-publication of the lists of market dominant and competitive products is also consistent with new requirements in the law.