Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 31855-31856 [07-2853]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 110 / Friday, June 8, 2007 / Notices Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC, 20530. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to 202– 395–7285. Comments may also be submitted to the Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20530. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Proposed new collection (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Applications for Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: none. Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other: None. The Department of Justice Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program (ASLRP) is an agency recruitment and retention incentive program based on 5 U.S. C. 5379, as amended, and 5 CFR part 537. The Department selects participants during an annual open season each spring. Anyone currently employed as an attorney or hired to serve in an attorney position within the Department may request consideration for the ASLRP. The Department selects new attorneys each year for participation on a competitive basis and renews current beneficiaries who remain qualified for VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Jun 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 these benefits, subject to availability of funds. There are two types of application forms: One is for new requests, and the other for renewal requests. There are also two service agreement forms: An initial three-year service agreement form, and a one-year service extension form. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: The Department anticipates that on a yearly basis, about 175 respondents will complete the application for a new request. In addition, each year the Department expects to receive approximately 300 applications from attorneys and law clerks requesting renewal of the benefits they received in previous years. It is estimated that each new application will take one (1) hour to complete, and each renewal application approximately 30 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 325 hours. If additional information is required, contact Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 5, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–11116 Filed 6–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–PB–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Advanced Energy Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on March 30, 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’’), Advanced Energy Consortium (‘‘AEC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31855 plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identifies of the parties to the venture are: The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; BP America Inc., Houston, TX; ConocoPhillips Company, Houston, TX; Marathon Oil Company, Houston, TX; Occidental Oil & Gas Corporation, Houston, TX; Shell International E & P Inc., Houston, TX; Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Sugar Land, TX; and Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., Houston, TX. The AEC wa formed by a written agreement effective as of January 1, 2007, to engage in research concerning subsurface microsensors, nanosensors and nonomaterials to benefit the exploration and production function of the petroleum industry. The AEC will not engage in production or sales activities. Participation in the venture is open to other companies (subject to the numerical limit on participants as set from time to time by the Board of Management of the venture) who meet the qualifications and receive the approvals specified in the written agreement. Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–2854 Filed 6–7–07; 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—American Society of Mechanical Engineers Notice is hereby given that, on April 10, 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’’), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (‘‘ASME’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its 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, since December 5, 2006, ASME has published several new standards and initiated several new standards activities within the general nature and scope of ASME’s standards development activities, as specified in its original notification. More details E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 31856 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 110 / Friday, June 8, 2007 / Notices regarding these changes can be found at http://www.asme.org. On September 15, 2004, ASME 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 October 13, 2004 (69 FR 60895). The last notification was filed with the Department on December 6, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 28, 2006 (71 FR 78223). BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ASTM International— Standards Notice is hereby given that, on May 9, 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’’), ASTM International—Standards (‘‘ASTM’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards developing activities. 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, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between February 2007 and May 2007, designated as Work Items. A complete listing of ASTM Work Items, along with a brief description of each, is available at http:///www.astm.org. On September 15, 2004, ASTM 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 November 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226). The last notification was filed with the Department on March 13, 2007. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on April 9, 2007 (72 FR 17582). For additional information, please contact: Thomas B. O’Brien, Jr., General 18:14 Jun 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–2855 Filed 6–7–07; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—DVD Copy Control Association Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–2853 Filed 6–7–07; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 Counsel, at 100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, PA 19428, telephone 610–832–9597, e-mail address tobrien@astm.org. Notice is hereby given that, on March 21, 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’’), DVD Copy Control Association (‘‘DVD CCA’’) 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, Cyrus Audio Limited, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UNITED KINGDOM; Fuji Film Media Crest Co., Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN; Hangzhou Silan Microelectronics Co., Ltd., HangZhou, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Hansong (Nanjing Electronic Ltd., Nanjing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Jabil Circuit Hungary Ltd., Szombathely, HUNGARY; Protect Software GmbH, Dortmund, GERMANY; Quantum Optical Laboratories (QOL), Vernouillet, FRANCE; Shenzhen Jin Mei Wei Electron Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Star Master SRL, Milano, ITALY; and Victory Development Group Limited, Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Behavior Tech Computer Corp., Taipei, TAIWAN; BenQ Corporation, Taoyuan, TAIWAN; Citron Electronic Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, HONG KONGCHINA; CKC Electronic Corp., Taipei Hsien, TAIWAN; Digitalway, GyeonggiDo, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Enlight Corporation, Taoyuan, TAIWAN; Future Media Productions Inc., Valencia, CA; Global Brands Manufacture Ltd., Guangdong, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Gradiente Electronica S.A., Sao Paulo, BRAZIL; GVG Digital Technology Holdings (HK) Limited, Shatin, Hong PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Kong, HONG KONG-CHINA; Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Tokyo, JAPAN; Humax Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-Do, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Jabil Circuit, Hong Kong, HONG KONG-CHINA; Kestrelink Corp., Boise, ID; Laser Disc Argentina S.A., Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA; Media Mastering Services, LLC, Brae, CA; Mikasa Shoji, Osaka, JAPAN; Orient Power Multimedia Ltd., Kowloon, Hong Kong, HONG KONG-CHINA; Paramount Digital Technology (Huizhou) Co., Ltd., Huizhou, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; PHD Electronics, Hong Kong, HONG KONG-CHINA; Shanghai Thakral Electronics Industrial Corporation, Ltd., Shanghai, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Shantou Hi-Tech Zone Idall Enterprise Co., Ltd., Guandong, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Shenzhen Skywood Info-Tech Industries Co., Ltd. Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Shenzhen Sobon Digital Technology Dev. Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; Sichuan Changhong Electronic Co., Ltd., Sichuan, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; and UAV Corporation, Fort Mill, SC have withdrawn as parties to this venture. In addition, MJTel Co., Ltd. has changed its name to KalosNett, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA. 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 DVD CCA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 11, 2001, DVD CCA 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 August 3, 2001 (66 FR 40727). The last notification was filed with the Department on December 19, 2006. a notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on January 25, 2007 (72 FR 3415). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 07–2852 Filed 6–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 110 (Friday, June 8, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31855-31856]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Notice is hereby given that, on April 10, 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''), American Society of Mechanical 
Engineers (``ASME'') has filed written notifications simultaneously 
with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing 
additions or changes to its 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, since December 5, 
2006, ASME has published several new standards and initiated several 
new standards activities within the general nature and scope of ASME's 
standards development activities, as specified in its original 
notification. More details

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regarding these changes can be found at http://www.asme.org.
    On September 15, 2004, ASME 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 October 13, 2004 (69 FR 60895).
    The last notification was filed with the Department on December 6, 
2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to 
Section 6(b) of the Act on December 28, 2006 (71 FR 78223).

Patricia A. Brink,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 07-2853 Filed 6-7-07; 8:45 am]
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