Postal Regulatory Commission 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-32221
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Express Mail Contract 10 to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-32220
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 30 to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-32219
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 31 to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-32218
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Priority Mail Contract 32 to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-31671
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Global Plus 2B Contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-31657
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Global Plus 1B Contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-31554
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-16
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Holmes Mill (Kentucky) 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.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-31553
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-16
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Penobscot Finance Station in Detroit, Michigan 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.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-31294
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-14
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Regulatory Commission published a document in the Federal Register of November 30, 2010 concerning an appeal of the closing of the Graves Mill, Virginia post office. The procedural schedule that appeared after ordering paragraph number 5 contained two incorrect entries. This document corrects those entries.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: 2010-30448
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-12-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has filed a request for a semi-permanent waiver of periodic reporting rules concerning service performance for First-Class Mail Flats at the District level or, in the alternative, a rulemaking petition seeking deletion of this reporting requirement. This document addresses the Postal Service's filing and identifies related procedural steps, including a request for public comments.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-30075
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Eugene Post Office's University Station in Eugene, Oregon, 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.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-30046
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-30
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Graves Mill, Virginia 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: 2010-29770
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add Parcel Return Service Contract 2 to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-29734
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add five Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: 2010-29558
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-11-24
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is initiating the first strategic rulemaking since enactment of a postal reform law in 2006. The broad focus is on product cost estimation. This document provides background information on the scope of a strategic rulemaking, identifies several potential areas for study, and seeks suggestions for additional topics. It also notes that a public forum, conducted as a technical conference, may be held in the future.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2010-29664
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-29204
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-19
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Lancaster, Tennessee 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.
Market Test Involving Greeting Cards
Document Number: 2010-29086
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service proposal to conduct a market test involving greeting cards. A key feature of the market test is an alternative arrangement for payment of postage. Under this alternative, participating companies would be responsible for paying applicable postage, rather than having the sender of the card affix postage. This document describes the proposal, addresses procedural aspects of the filing, and invites public comment.
Postal Classification Changes
Document Number: 2010-29083
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request announcing a classification change affecting bundle and container charges for Outside County Periodicals pieces in combined mailings of Standard Mail and Periodicals. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Product List Update
Document Number: 2010-28884
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is updating the postal product lists. This action reflects the disposition of recent dockets, as reflected in Commission orders, and a publication policy adopted in a recent Commission order. The referenced policy assumes periodic updates. The updates are identified in the body of this document. The product lists, which are re-published in their entirety, include these updates.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-28584
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-15
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add five additional Global Expedited Package Services 3 (GEPS 3) contracts to the competitive product list. This document describes the Postal Service's filing, including its interest in and rationale for including the contracts within the existing GEPS 3 product, and addresses several related procedural matters. These include an opportunity for public comment.
Postal Rate Changes
Document Number: 2010-28371
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to change rates for Inbound Air Parcel Post at Universal Postal Union (UPU) rates. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Postal Rate and Classification Changes
Document Number: 2010-28362
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document addresses a recently-filed Postal Service request for three postal rate and classification changes. One change will affect certain senders of First-Class Mail Presort and Automation Letters. Another change will affect Standard Mail and High Density milers. The third change affects the Move Update Charge threshold. This document provides details about the anticipated changes and addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Postal Rate and Classification Changes
Document Number: 2010-28309
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-10
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The document provides the public with notice that the Postal Service has filed with the Commission notice of its intention of planned rate and classification changes rates for certain competitive domestic and international products. The changes have an anticipated effective date of January 2, 2011. The Postal Service's filing triggers a review process, which includes an opportunity for the public to comment. This document addresses the comment process and other matters that pertain to the planned changes.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-27474
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add six Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-27469
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add a Global Reseller Expedited Package Contracts (MC2010- 21) contract to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-27467
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-01
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add eight Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-27350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice advises the public that the Commission has docketed an appeal of the closing of the Delaware Station in Albany, New York and addresses related procedural steps. It also advises the public that such appeals are subject to certain statutory requirements, including issuance of a Commission opinion within 120 days of receipt of the appeal under consideration, and related Commission rules. The notice includes a procedural schedule.
New Postal Products
Document Number: 2010-27344
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-10-29
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is updating the postal product lists. This action reflects the disposition of recent dockets, as reflected in Commission orders, and a publication policy adopted in a recent Commission order. The referenced policy assumes periodic updates. The updates are identified in the body of this document. The product lists, which are re-published in their entirety, include these updates.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2010-27231
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26982
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently filed Postal Service request to add six Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: 2010-26981
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice addresses the Postal Service request for semi- permanent exceptions to certain recently-adopted service performance measurement reporting requirements.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26957
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service request to add Inbound International Expedited Services 4 to the competitive product list. It is also noticing a contemporaneous Postal Service notice that new rates for inbound Express Mail Service from Canada will become effective January 1, 2011. This notice addresses procedural aspects associated with these filings.
Periodic Reporting
Document Number: 2010-26835
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-10-26
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is establishing a docket to address a recent Postal Service request for approval of a temporary waiver of rules requiring it to provide periodic reports on service performance for certain market dominant postal services. The Postal Service's request reflects the expectation that a transition period likely would be needed before full compliance with new reporting rules could be accomplished. This notice informs the public about the Postal Service's interest in obtaining a temporary waiver and invites comments that will inform the Commission's decision on the request.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26831
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service filing to add Express Mail Contract 9 to the competitive product list. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26814
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service filing to add Priority Mail Contract 28 to the competitive product list. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26787
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-25
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service filing to add Priority Mail Contract 29 to the competitive product list. The Postal Service has also filed a related contract. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-26723
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-22
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add another Global Expedited Package Services 3 (MC2010-28) contract to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-25061
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-06
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add seven Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2010-24396
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Postal Rates
Document Number: 2010-23927
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-24
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This notice establishes a docket to solicit comments on the analyses, arguments, and proposals concerning technical issues related to workshare discount design. The proceeding will allow certain issues raised in an earlier proceeding to be fully addressed.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-23851
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add three Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Exceptions from Periodic Reporting Rules
Document Number: 2010-23788
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-23
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has requested semi-permanent exceptions to certain recently-adopted service performance measurement reporting requirements. This order grants most of the requested exceptions. The Commission asks the Postal Service to explore other measurement options or use of proxies for reporting purposes for the exceptions not granted. This order also addresses the question of the need to request an exception or waiver prior to the use of a proxy as a substitute for a direct measurement.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-23404
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add 11 Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the Global Expedited Package Services product. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Periodic Reporting Proposals
Document Number: 2010-23371
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Postal Service has requested changes in six analytical methods approved for use in periodic reporting. This document summarizes the proposals and invites public comment.
New Postal Product
Document Number: 2010-23203
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add a Global Expedited Package Services 3 contract to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with this filing.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2010-22802
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-22159
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-07
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Renfro Valley Post Office, Renfro Valley, Kentucky 40473, 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: 2010-22155
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-07
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission is noticing a recently-filed Postal Service request to add two Global Expedited Package Services 3 contracts to the competitive product list. This notice addresses procedural steps associated with the filing.
Post Office Closing
Document Number: 2010-22040
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Postal Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
This document informs the public that an appeal of the closing of the Rentiesville Post Office, Rentiesville, Oklahoma 74459 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.