Docket Details

R2000-1
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5884

Postal Rate and Fee Changes, 2000

PROCEDURAL SCHEDULE

01/12/2000 - Original Filing
02/14/2000 - Responses to Postal Service Motion for Waiver and Protective Conditions for Analysis of Witness Yezer
02/14/2000 - Deadline for filing Notices of Intervention
02/14/2000 - Responses to P.O. Information Request #1 due
02/14/2000 - Filing of Notices of Topics to be discussed at prehearing conference
02/16/2000 - Prehearing Conference
02/27/2000 - Responses to P.O. Information Request #3 due
02/28/2000 - Responses to P.O. Information Request #2 due
03/06/2000 - Responses to P. O. Information Request #4 due
03/16/2000 - Identify expected amount of oral cross-examination; Report on the availability of witnesses
03/22/2000 - Objections to ordering paragraphs 2-4 of Ruling #13 due
03/23/2000 - Completion of discovery on the Postal Service's direct case
03/24/2000 - Responses to P.O. Information Request #5 due
03/29/2000 - Responses to objections to ordering paragraphs 2-4 of Ruling #13 due
03/29/2000 - Postal Service to comply with Rule 31(b)(2)(vii) as described in Ruling #13
04/03/2000 - Response to MPA Motion to Compel Responses to Interrogatories directed to Witness Raymond, or in the alternative, supplemental responses are due 4/6/00
04/03/2000 - Response to UPS Motion to Remove Protective Conditions from Library Reference LR-I-194 due
04/04/2000 - Postal Service to provide names of substitute witnesses for library references; provide a list identifying relevant portions of library references sponsored by each witness (see Ruling #13)
04/05/2000 - Trial brief of the Postal Service
04/07/2000 - Responses to P.O. Information Request #6 due
04/11/2000 - Hearings for cross-examination of the Postal Service's direct case begin. See P.O. Ruling #19 for scheduling of witnesses.
04/14/2000 - Submission of testimony on Costs of Processing Periodicals due. See Order No. 1289.
04/16/2000 - Response due to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 7
04/17/2000 - Clarification of Postal Service Response to POIR No. 6, question 6; Response to POIR No. 6, Question 9 is due.
04/18/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 8
04/21/2000 - Responses to compelled answers from MPA to Postal Service witness Raymond, as required by Ruling R2000-1/35.
04/26/2000 - End of discovery on testimony submitted on Costs of Processing Periodicals. See Order No. 1289.
05/01/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 9 are due
05/04/2000 - Designations of institutional responses and responses of witnesses after appearance on the stand are due.
05/05/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 10 due
05/05/2000 - Postal Service Response to questions in Ruling No. 45 due
05/08/2000 - Responses to Notice of Inquiry No. 2 due
05/08/2000 - Requests for cross-examination on institutional responses and responses after witnesses have appeared are due.
05/11/2000 - Hearings to receive supplemental testimony of witnesses O'Tormey and Unger.
05/11/2000 - Hearings for cross-examination on institutional responses and responses provided after have left the stand, if requested.
05/15/2000 - Replies to Responses to Notice of Inquiry No. 2 due
05/15/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 11 due
05/22/2000 - Filing of the case-in-chief of each participant, including rebuttal to the Postal Service
05/25/2000 - Response to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 12 due
05/25/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 12 due
05/30/2000 - Rebuttal to testimony of witnesses Baron and Raymond that rely on data collected by the ES project is due.
06/05/2000 - Response to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 13 due
06/19/2000 - Completion of discovery directed to intervenors and OCA
06/19/2000 - Identify expected amount of oral cross-examination; Report on the availability of witnesses
06/29/2000 - Trial briefs of intervenors and the OCA
07/06/2000 - Evidentiary hearings on the cases-in-chief of intervenors and the OCA begin
07/07/2000 - Basic Update to Test Year Forecasts in Response to Order No. 1294 due
07/11/2000 - **Completion of discovery directed to the Service (Ruling No. 71, revised completion date to 7/31/00)
07/21/2000 - Additional Adjustments to Postal Service Test Year Forecasts due
07/21/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 16 due.
07/21/2000 - Evidentiary hearings on the cases-in-chief of intervenors and the OCA end
07/24/2000 - Written Notice of Subject of Questions concerning Basic Update of Test Year Data due
07/26/2000 - Technical Conference on testimony of witness Patelunas (USPS-ST-44)
07/27/2000 - Responses to issues raised by Notice of Inquiry No. 3 due
07/28/2000 - Technical Conference on testimony of witness patelunas (USPS-ST-44)
07/31/2000 - **Filing of evidence in rebuttal to cases-in-chief of participants other than the Postal Service (no discovery permitted on this rebuttal evidence; only oral cross-examination) (Filing date revised to 8/14/00 by Ruling No. 71)
08/03/2000 - Hearings to Receive Evidence on Updated Test Year Forecasts
08/03/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 17 due.
08/04/2000 - Hearings to Receive Evidence on Updated Test Year Forecasts
08/07/2000 - **Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 18 due. (Due date changed to 8/16/00 by Ruling No. 110.)
08/09/2000 - **Hearings on rebuttal to participants' direct evidence begin (Beginning hearing date revised to 8/23/00, Ruling No. 71)
08/14/2000 - Filing changes to cases-in-chief incorporating revisions to test year forecasts
08/14/2000 - Filing of Evidence In Rebuttal to the Cases-in-chief of Participants other than the Postal Service
08/14/2000 - UPS Supplemental Testimony on Parcel Post RPW Estimates due.
08/16/2000 - **Response to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 19 due. (Due date revised by Ruling No. 125)
08/16/2000 - Designation of institutional responses and responses after witnesses appeared on the stand are due.
08/16/2000 - **Responses to Notice of Inquiry No. 4 on Mail Processing Variability Models due. (Due date changed to 8/25/00 by Ruling No. 121)
08/16/2000 - Response to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 18, Question 2 is due.
08/17/2000 - Responses to ABA&NAPM motion to clarify Ruling No. 116 are due.
08/17/2000 - **Hearings on rebuttal to participants' direct evidence end (Ending hearing date revised to 9/1/00, ruling No. 71)
08/18/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer Information Request No. 19, Questions 2 and 3 are due. Responses to UPS's motion to extend the deadline for Question 1 are also due.
08/21/2000 - Responses to Notice of Inquiry No. 4 on Mail Processing Variability Models are due.
08/21/2000 - Objections and/or motions to provide a witness for designated material must be filed.
08/21/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 20 are due.
08/22/2000 - Appearance of UPS witness(es) sponsoring supplemental testimony on Parcel Post RPW Estimates.
08/22/2000 - Postal Service's identification of witness to sponsor the August 7 institutional responses to questions posed to witness Patelunas is due.
08/23/2000 - Hearings on rebuttal to participants' direct evidence and changes to cases in chief begin. See the Calendar for specific appearance dates.
08/23/2000 - ABA&NAPM's revised or extended testimony provided in response to Postal Service's Ruling No. 116 update is due.
08/23/2000 - Notices of intent to present evidence in rebuttal to UPS Supplemental Testimony are due.
08/23/2000 - Stamps.com response to Ruling No. 115 is due.
08/25/2000 - **Responses to Notice of Inquiry No. 4 on Mail Processing Variability Models due. (Filing date revised to 8/21/00, Ruling No. 124)
08/29/2000 - **Filing of initial briefs (Filing date revised to 9/13/00, Ruling No. 71)
08/30/2000 - Responses to Presiding Officer's Information Request No. 21 are due.
08/31/2000 - Designated materials will be incorporated into volume of transcript.
09/01/2000 - Hearings on rebuttal to participants' direct evidence and changes to cases-in-chief end. See the Calendar for specific appearance dates.
09/06/2000 - **Hearings on testimony filed in response to Notice of Inquiry No. 4. (Rescheduled by Ruling No. 129)
09/08/2000 - **Filing of reply briefs (Filing date revised to 9/22/00, Ruling No. 71)
09/13/2000 - Filing of Initial Briefs
09/20/2000 - **Oral argument (if requested) (Rescheduled to 9/28/00, Ruling No. 71)
09/21/2000 - **Oral argument (if requested) (Rescheduled to 9/29/00, Ruling No. 71)
09/22/2000 - Filing of Reply Briefs
09/28/2000 - Oral Argument (if requested)
09/29/2000 - Oral Argument (if requested)