The Postal Regulatory Commission today established Docket No. PI2008-3 and invited public comment on universal postal service and the postal monopoly in the
In preparing its report, the PAEA requires the PRC to consult with the Postal Service and other Federal agencies, users of the mails, enterprises in the private sector engaged in the delivery of the mail, and the general public. Further, the legislation requires the Commission to address in its report any written comments that it receives. As part of its effort to fulfill these obligations, the Commission is initiating this docket to solicit comments on universal postal service and the postal monopoly.
Initial comments are due 60 days after publication of the notice in the Federal Register. Reply comments are due 90 days after publication of this notice in this Federal Register. All comments and suggestions received will be available for review on the Commissions website at www.prc.gov.
In addition to this solicitation of comments, the Commission intends to hold several public hearings at locations outside of
City Hall/Court House Building
City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor
Additionally, the Commission intends to sponsor an open workshop in
Further details on the field hearings and other steps to be taken in this docket will be posted on the Commissions website at www.prc.gov.
The Postal Regulatory Commission is an independent federal agency comprised of five Presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed Commissioners, each serving terms of six years. The Chairman is designated by the President.