[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 36 (Friday, February 22, 2013)]
[Page 12368]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04042]



[Docket No. CP2013-7; Order No. 1660]

Priority Mail Contract; Negotiated Service Agreement

AGENCY: Postal Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing 
concerning an amendment to the existing Priority Mail Contract 47 
Negotiated Service Agreement. This notice informs the public of the 
filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps.

DATES: Comments are due: February 22, 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 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen L. Sharfman, General Counsel, 
at 202-789-6820.


Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Notice of Filings
III. Ordering Paragraphs

I. Introduction

    On February 13, 2013, the Postal Service filed notice that it has 
agreed to an amendment to existing Priority Mail Contract 47, which was 
added to the competitive product list in this docket.\1\ In its Notice, 
the Postal Service includes Attachment A, a redacted copy of the 
amended portion of Priority Mail Contract 47.

    \1\ Notice of United States Postal Service of Amendment to 
Priority Mail Contract 47, With Portions Filed Under Seal, February 
13, 2013 (Notice).

    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 January 
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 Filing

    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 22, 2013. 
The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the 
Commission's Web site (http://www.prc.gov).
    James F. Callow will continue to serve as Public Representative in 
this docket.

III. Ordering Paragraphs

    It is ordered:
    1. The Commission shall reopen Docket No. CP2013-7 to consider the 
amendment to Priority Mail Contract 47.
    2. James F. Callow will continue 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 22, 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. 2013-04042 Filed 2-21-13; 8:45 am]