Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-National Conference of Public Officials, Inc., 3416 [07-316]

Download as PDF 3416 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 16 / Thursday, January 25, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission Notice is hereby given that, on January 3, 2007, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission (‘‘NBAC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or change to it standards development activities. the notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damage under specified circumstances. Specifically, NBAC has amended various aspects of its BQ–9000 standard in several ways, including but not limited to: Lengthening the certification period; requiring an annual surveillance audit; requiring six months of full operation before an applicant may apply; amending the requirements of a desk audit; requiring the applicant to maintain a Document Status form; to track amendments to applicant’s Quality Manual; lengthening the period of required recordkeeping; and separating the marketer and producer standards. On August 27, 2004, NBAC filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the act on October 4, 2004 (69 FR 59269). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–314 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—National Conference of Public Officials, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on December 11, 2006, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), National Conference of Public Officials, Inc. (‘‘NCOPO’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:58 Jan 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 Commission disclosing (1) The name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: National Conference of Public Officials, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. The nature and scope of NCOPO’s standards development activities are: To develop, plan, establish, coordinate and publish voluntary consensus standards applicable to the fields of government ethics, accountability and productivity. Specifically, NCOPO, a nonprofit corporation consisting of elected and appointed public officials as voting members and attorneys, government contractors, nonprofit organizations engaged in public advocacy, political parties and other stakeholders as nonvoting members, develops, plans, establishes, coordinates and publishes voluntary consensus standards in the form of model uniform codes and standards for adoption with or without modification by any Federal, State or municipal governmental unit as statutes, ordinances, administrative codes and regulations, or court rules of procedures covering nine topical subjects, consisting of (1) Ethics and standards of conduct for public and political officeholders; (2) public safety, Homeland and national security; (3) prosecution, public defenders, legal aid societies, and other court and judicial matters; (4) public accessibility to government, campaign financing, voting accessibility, elections and administration of political parties and campaign committees; (5) administrative and regulator processes; (6) land use, planning, zoning, environmental protection and energy conservation; (7) public infrastructure, public property, transportation and public transit; (8) delivery of healthcare and social relief and welfare services, public education; and (9) other miscellaneous matters not covered by the aforementioned topics. Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–316 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Portland Cement Association Notice is hereby given that, on December 8, 2006, pursuant to Section 69a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Portland Cement Association (‘‘PCA’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Vezer’s PIC, Suisun, CA has become an Associate Member. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and PCA intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership. On January 7, 1985, PCA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 5, 1985 (50 FR 5015). The last notification was filed with the Department on July 10, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 9, 2006 (71 FR 45581). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–313 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—PXI Systems Alliance, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on December 21, 2006, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), PXI Systems Alliance, Inc. has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--National Conference of Public Officials, Inc.

    Notice is hereby given that, on December 11, 2006, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), National Conference of 
Public Officials, Inc. (``NCOPO'') has filed written notifications 
simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade 
Commission disclosing (1) The name and principal place of business of 
the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of 
its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for 
the purpose of invoking the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of 
antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances.
    Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place 
of business of the standards development organization is: National 
Conference of Public Officials, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. The nature and 
scope of NCOPO's standards development activities are: To develop, 
plan, establish, coordinate and publish voluntary consensus standards 
applicable to the fields of government ethics, accountability and 
productivity. Specifically, NCOPO, a nonprofit corporation consisting 
of elected and appointed public officials as voting members and 
attorneys, government contractors, nonprofit organizations engaged in 
public advocacy, political parties and other stakeholders as non-voting 
members, develops, plans, establishes, coordinates and publishes 
voluntary consensus standards in the form of model uniform codes and 
standards for adoption with or without modification by any Federal, 
State or municipal governmental unit as statutes, ordinances, 
administrative codes and regulations, or court rules of procedures 
covering nine topical subjects, consisting of (1) Ethics and standards 
of conduct for public and political officeholders; (2) public safety, 
Homeland and national security; (3) prosecution, public defenders, 
legal aid societies, and other court and judicial matters; (4) public 
accessibility to government, campaign financing, voting accessibility, 
elections and administration of political parties and campaign 
committees; (5) administrative and regulator processes; (6) land use, 
planning, zoning, environmental protection and energy conservation; (7) 
public infrastructure, public property, transportation and public 
transit; (8) delivery of healthcare and social relief and welfare 
services, public education; and (9) other miscellaneous matters not 
covered by the aforementioned topics.

Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
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