Postal Regulatory Commission 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Postal Product Price Changes
Document Number: E9-31073
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to change prices for a Direct Entry Parcels contract. This notice provides an opportunity for the public to comment.
Postal Product Price Changes
Document Number: E9-31034
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to change prices for a Global Direct contract. This notice provides an opportunity for the public to comment.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: E9-30879
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Periodic Reporting
Document Number: E9-30477
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has proposed adjustments to the methodology of a key element in the Periodicals cost model. If adopted, the adjustments could affect the price of postage for periodical publications. The Commission is establishing a docket to consider this proposal and invites public comment.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-30230
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Priority Mail Contract 23 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-30073
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-18
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service filing to add a new Global Expedited Packages Services 2 product to the
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-30072
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-18
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service filing of a change in prices for Priority Mail Contract 7 (MC2009-25).
Facility Tours
Document Number: E9-30117
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Commission staff and a Commissioner will tour two Washington area facilities to gain familiarity with current postal operations. On Thursday, December 17, 2009, beginning at 6 p.m., the group will tour the Southern Maryland processing and distribution center and network distribution center in Capitol Heights, Maryland. On Friday, December 18, 2009, beginning at 8 a.m., the group will tour the main Fairfax Post Office delivery unit in Fairfax City, Virginia.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-29721
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Express Mail Contract 5 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.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E9-29615
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under a new law, the Postal Service must file an annual compliance report on costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products. It recently filed documents with the Commission to change some of the methods it uses to compile a fiscal year report. In the Commission's view, these documents constitute a rulemaking petition. Therefore, this document provides notice of the Postal Service's filing and an opportunity for public comment.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-29395
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Priority Mail Contract 22 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-29308
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add a bilateral agreement with Canada Post to the Competitive Product List. A related contract affects the delivery of
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-29307
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-09
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Inbound International Expedited Services 1 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-29224
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add the Canada PostUnited States Postal Service Contractual Bilateral Agreement for Inbound Market Dominant Services to the Market Dominant Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: E9-29000
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-03
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-28506
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Priority Mail Contract 21 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-28377
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-27
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Inbound Air Parcel Post at Universal Postal Union (UPU) Rates to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also
Post Office Closing
Document Number: E9-28243
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Cranberry, PA post office 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-28205
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding the Priority Mail Contract 20 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.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: E9-28229
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-24
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-27936
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add a Global Expedited Package Services 2 contract to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related
Inquiry Into Suspended Post Offices
Document Number: E9-27778
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-19
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-27377
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 23 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
Competitive Products Price and Classification Changes
Document Number: E9-27268
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-13
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is conducting a formal review of the Postal Service's planned rate adjustments for essentially all products in the competitive products category. A public comment period extends through November 23, 2009. This will be followed by a Commission determination on the consistency of the adjustments with certain considerations. The new rates and classification changes are expected to take effect January 4, 2010.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-26811
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Express Mail Contract 7 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-26809
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Express Mail Contract 6 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-26806
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Express Mail Contract 5 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E9-26726
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-11-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under a new law, the Postal Service must file an annual compliance report on costs, revenues, rates, and quality of service associated with its products. It recently 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 notice of the Postal Service's filing and an opportunity for public comment.
Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: E9-26144
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adopting final rules related to the Freedom of Information Act. The final rules reflect several changes made in response to commenters' suggestions. They implement recent amendments clarifying the relationship of these rules to others, and make minor editorial and conforming changes.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-26271
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-02
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Priority Mail Contract 19 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.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: E9-26145
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E9-25994
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces a proposed rulemaking in response to a recent Postal Service petition involving periodic reporting rules. The
Postal Service Price Adjustment
Document Number: E9-25750
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to establish a Move Update assessment charge for First-Class
Modification of Complaint Rules
Document Number: E9-25343
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Under new rules, postal complaints must be served on both the Commission and the Postal Service. This document informs the public of a change in the email account for service on the Postal Service.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-25477
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 22 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-25474
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 21 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-25473
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 2- to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-25346
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-21
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Docket Nos. Mc2010-1 and Cp2010-1; Order No. 313
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 19 to the Competitive Product List. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: E9-24860
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document announces a proposed rulemaking in response to a recent Postal Service petition involving periodic reporting rules. It concerns a new Postal Service special study updating the density factors that are used to distribute certain attributable transportation costs in two cost segments (Nos. 8 and 14). The public is invited to comment.
Subpoena Procedures
Document Number: E9-24222
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-10-08
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-24237
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-07
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding the Priority Mail Contract 18 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-24002
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service recently filed a notice with the Commission announcing that it has entered into an additional Global Expedited Package Services Contract 2 contract. This document provides public notice of the Postal Service's filing and announces establishment of a formal docket to consider the Postal Service's action. It also invites
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-23895
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-05
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Inbound Direct Entry Contracts with Foreign Postal Administrations (MC2008-6) 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-23687
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-01
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Parcel Select & Parcel Return Service Contract 2 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-23488
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is adding Global Expedited Package Services 1 (CP2008-4) to the Competitive Product List. In addition, Global Expedited Package Services 2 will also be included as a new category. 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.
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-23446
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add a Global Expedited Package Services 2 contract to the
New Postal Product
Document Number: E9-23445
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Global Expedited Package Services 2 to the Competitive
Postal Rates
Document Number: E9-23321
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission has approved a rounding convention used in the statutory price cap calculation for purposes of establishing rates for certain postal products. This change will facilitate small rate adjustments and promote consistency with the treatment of unused rate adjustment rounding.
Postal Service Performance and Customer Satisfaction Reporting
Document Number: E9-22680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Service Incentive Pricing Program
Document Number: E9-23024
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has prepared, and the Commission has approved, a special program offering reduced rates on certain presorted