[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 12108]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03900]


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POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. CP2013-1; Order No. 1659]


New Postal Product; Negotiated Service Agreement

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 
concerning an amendment to the existing Express Mail & Priority Mail 
Contract 11 Negotiated Service Agreement. This notice informs the 
public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other 
administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: February 21, 2013.

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: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 
at 202-789-6820.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Contents of Filing
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On February 13, 2013, the Postal Service filed notice that it has 
agreed to an amendment to the existing Express Mail & Priority Mail 
Contract 11 subject to this docket.\1\ The Postal Service includes one 
attachment in support of its Notice:
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    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service of Amendment to 
Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 11, With Portions Filed Under 
Seal, February 13, 2013 (Notice).
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     Attachment A--a redacted copy of the amendment to the 
existing Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 11.
    The Postal Service also filed the unredacted amendment under seal. 
It asserts that the ``supporting financial documentation and financial 
certification initially provided in this docket remain applicable.'' 
Id. at 1. It also seeks to incorporate by reference the Application for 
Non-Public Treatment originally filed in this docket for the protection 
of customer-identifying information that it has filed under seal. Id.
    The amendment changes the definition of the term ``Contract 
Quarters'' to provide that the first contract quarter begins on October 
1 rather than July 1. Id. Attachment A at 1. The Postal Service intends 
for the amendment to become effective on the day after the date that 
the Commission completes its review of the Notice. Id.

II. Notice of Filings

    Interested persons may submit comments on whether the changes 
presented in the Postal Service's Notice are consistent with the 
policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR 3015.5, and 39 CFR 
part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than February 21, 2013. 
The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the 
Commission's Web site (http://www.prc.gov).
    The Commission appoints Lawrence E. Fenster to serve as Public 
Representative in this docket.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission shall review the Notice of United States Postal 
Service of Amendment to Express Mail & Priority Mail Contract 11 with 
Portions Filed Under Seal, filed on February 13, 2013 in Docket No. 
CP2013-1.
    2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Lawrence E. Fenster is appointed to 
serve as an officer of the Commission (Public Representative) to 
represent the interests of the general public in this proceeding.
    3. Comments by interested persons in these proceedings are due no 
later than February 21, 2013.
    4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the 
Federal Register.

    By the Commission.
Ruth Ann Abrams,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-03900 Filed 2-20-13; 8:45 am]
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