Postal Regulatory Commission 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice
Document Number: E7-25243
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is establishing a docket to develop a record which will allow it to meet statutory requirements pertaining to a review of nonpostal services. It solicits comments from the Postal Service and others to assist in this task.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-24528
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that the Commission is seeking comments on proposed service standard measurement and reporting systems for market dominant products. The proposal responds to provisions in a law enacted this year which require consultation between the Commission and the Postal Service on the establishment of service standards. The law also requires the use of an objective external measurement, unless the Commission approves an internal measurement system. Comments will assist the Commission in carrying out its legal obligations. This document identifies revised comment deadlines and reflects minor changes, reformatting, and footnote numbering.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-5976
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Facility Tours
Document Number: 07-5893
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-03
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On Tuesday, December 4, and Wednesday, December 5, 2007, Postal Regulatory Commissioners and advisory staff members will tour the United Parcel Service facility in Louisville, Kentucky and meet with company officials. The purpose of the tour is to observe company operations.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service; Correction
Document Number: 07-5683
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Regulatory Commission published a final rule in the Federal Register of November 9, 2007 implementing certain provisions in the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act. The effective date should have read December 10, 2007, rather than November 9, 2007.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-21596
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A recently-enacted federal law directs the Commission to develop rules to implement a new postal ratemaking system. This document responds to that directive by adopting rules addressing market dominant and competitive products, including negotiated service agreements, the regulatory calendar, and product lists. Adoption of the rules allows the Postal Service and mailers to begin to exercise its options under the new law.
Briefing on Periodicals Rates
Document Number: 07-5445
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-02
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Representatives and associates of the Free Press organization will participate in a briefing with Commissioners and staff on Tuesday, October 30, 2007, beginning at 2:30 p.m., at the Postal Regulatory Commission. The briefing will address issues related to Periodicals rates.
Public Meetings on Service Standards and Measurement
Document Number: E7-18382
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-09-19
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On Monday, September 24, 2007, the Commission will host two public meetings related to implementation of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) of 2006. Information obtained at these events will assist the Commission in meeting statutory requirements for consultation with the Postal Service on development of modern service standards. At the first meeting, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., representatives of the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) will brief the Commission on final MTAC workgroup recommendations to the Postal Service on service standards and service measurement systems. This meeting will be broadcast live and will be accessible via the Internet from the Commission's Web site (http:// www.prc.gov). At the second meeting, which will begin at 1:30 p.m., there will be a discussion of retail service measurement and related issues with representatives of the American Postal Workers Union. Both events will be held in the Commission's main conference room and both will be open to the public.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: 07-4269
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-04
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
A recently-enacted federal law directs the Commission to develop rules to implement a new postal ratemaking system. This proposal responds to that directive by presenting rules addressing market dominant and competitive products, including negotiated service agreements, the regulatory calendar, and product lists. This document incorporates a revision identified in an errata notice. Issuance of this document will allow the Commission to consider comments and, if appropriate, to make revisions prior to adoption of final rules.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-4254
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Briefing on Industry Delivery Tracking System
Document Number: 07-4029
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Representatives from Time Inc. will present a briefing on Monday, August 20, 2007, beginning at 3 p.m., in the Postal Regulatory Commission's main conference room. The briefing will address delivery service measurement for certain Periodicals mailings. The briefing is open to the public.
Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: E7-16089
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-16
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document establishes a docket for consideration of the Postal Service's request for approval of contract rates with Life Line Screening of America. It identifies key elements of the proposed agreement, which involves Standard Mail letter rates, and addresses preliminary procedural matters.
Appeal of Post Office Closing in Ecorse, MI
Document Number: E7-15953
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Ecorse, MI, Classified Finance Station has been filed. It identifies preliminary steps and provides a procedural schedule. Publication of this document will allow the Postal Service, petitioner, and others to take appropriate action.
Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: E7-15835
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-14
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document establishes a docket for consideration of the Postal Service's request for approval of contract rates with The Bradford Group. It identifies key elements of the proposed agreement, which involves Standard Mail letters and flats rates, and addresses preliminary procedural matters.
Premium Forwarding Service
Document Number: E7-15529
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces a formal docket to consider changing the status of Premium Forwarding Service (PFS) from experimental to permanent. It describes the Postal Service's proposal and makes several preliminary administrative decisions. Issuance of this document meets legal publication requirements and informs interested persons about key details, including opportunities for public participation and the decisionmaking timetable.
International Mail Briefing
Document Number: 07-3761
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-01
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Representatives of U.S. regulators and the private sector will present a briefing on Wednesday, August 1, 2007, beginning at 11:30 a.m., in the Postal Regulatory Commission's main conference room. The briefing will address issues raised by the sale of financial services by international postal operators.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-3721
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Briefing on Industry Service Tracking System
Document Number: 07-3545
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Representatives from the Red Tag News Publications will present a briefing on Tuesday, July 24, 2007, beginning at 10 a.m., in the Postal Regulatory Commission's main conference room. The briefing will address service standard measurement for certain Periodicals mailings. The briefing is open to the public.
Facility Tours
Document Number: 07-3305
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On Monday, July 9, 2007, Postal Regulatory Commissioners and advisory staff members will tour an Amazon.com facility in New Castle, Delaware and the United States Postal Service processing and distribution plant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the tours is to observe operations.
Facility Tours
Document Number: 07-3107
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On Wednesday afternoon, June 27, 2007, Postal Regulatory Commissioners and advisory staff members will tour California Community News production facilities in Irwindale, California. The purpose of the tour is to observe company operations.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-11939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Recent legislation alters the postal ratemaking process, and tasks the Postal Regulatory Commission with developing regulations to implement this process. This document invites public comment, in advance of formulating substantive rule proposals, on establishing service standards and performance measurement for market dominant products.
Commission tours: Kansas City, MO
Document Number: 07-3051
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-11471
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document identifies limited amendments to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) related to passage of a postal reform law. The amendments affect nomenclature, section numbering, and citation to statutory authority. These changes will facilitate operation and practice under the new law. Additional conforming changes are under consideration. Given the technical and administrative nature of the changes, comments are not required or requested.
Notice and Order
Document Number: E7-11466
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Recent legislation alters the postal ratemaking process, and tasks the Postal Regulatory Commission to develop regulations to implement this process. This notice informs the public of field hearings that will be held to guide this process.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-10095
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has received general comments on the development of regulations implementing new statutory provisions pertaining to market dominant and competitive postal products. It now seeks more specific comments on the same topic. The Commission anticipates using these comments as guidance for drafting proposed regulations.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-2556
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-2086
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Repositionable Notes Minor Classification Change
Document Number: E7-7102
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document establishes a formal docket to consider extending the provisional Repositionable Notes (RPN) service by one year. Shortly before the expiration date, the Postal Service filed a request seeking to maintain the status quo to allow time to determine how RPNs may be affected by the recent implementation of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA). This document describes the requested change and identifies several initial procedural steps, including authorization of settlement negotiations.
Reconsideration of Rate Recommendations
Document Number: E7-6191
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document addresses several procedural and legal matters related to the Postal Service Governors' request for reconsideration of three aspects of the Commission's recent rate recommendations in Docket No. R2006-1. The recommendations in issue involve the Priority Mail Flat Rate Box, the nonmachinable surcharge for First-Class Mail letters, and Standard Mail flats (including catalogs). The document discusses the procedures the Commission adopts to effectuate reconsideration and identifies several key deadlines. Issuance of this document provides rate case participants and the public with information on the Commission's intended course of action in terms of procedural steps and informs them of their rights and responsibilities.
Stamped Stationery and Cards
Document Number: E7-3823
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that the Postal Service proposes classification and fees for certain stamped stationery and cards. It identifies preliminary procedural steps, including the likelihood of a settlement teleconference. This information provides interested persons with an opportunity to participate in this case.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-810
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Negotiated Service Agreement
Document Number: E7-2624
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document establishes a docket for consideration of the Postal Service's request for approval of contract rates with Bank of America Corporation (Bank of America). It identifies key elements of the proposed agreement, which involves First-Class and Standard Mail letter rates, and addresses preliminary procedural matters.
Administrative Practice and Procedure, Postal Service
Document Number: E7-1787
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Recent legislation alters the postal ratemaking process, and tasks the Postal Regulatory Commission to develop regulations to implement this process. This notice invites public comment, in advance of formulating substantive rule proposals, to guide this process.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-405
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 07-40
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions