National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology Capstone Workshop Risk Management Methods & Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: Public Meeting, 9007-9008 [2010-4037]

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SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9007 of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 30–31, 2010, to provide an open forum to discuss the state-of-theart of the science related to environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials in two areas: Risk Management Methods and Ethical, Legal, and Societal Implications (ELSI) of Nanotechnology. Risk Management Methods is one of the five environmental, health, and safety research categories identified in the NSET Subcommittee document Strategy for Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research (http://www.nano.gov/ NNI_EHS_Research_Strategy.pdf), which was released February 14, 2008. DATES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn-Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209 (Metro stop: Rosslyn on the Orange and Blue lines). For directions, please see http:// www.holidayinn.com. Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the workshop is required. People interested in attending the workshop should register online at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/ capstone/register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be sent to capstone@nnco.nano.gov. Written notices may be mailed to the Capstone Workshop, c/o NNCO, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until the location space limits are reached. Otherwise registration will close on March 25, 2010 at 4 p.m. EDT. Those interested in presenting 3–5 minutes of public comments at the meeting should also register at http:// www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/ register.html. Written or electronic comments should be submitted by email to capstone@nnco.nano.gov until April 30, 2010. Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov. The main sessions will be Webcast. Please see http://www.nano.gov for more information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292–8626 or Liesl Heeter, telephone (703) 292–4533, National E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 9008 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2010 / Notices Nanotechnology Coordination Office. Email: capstone@nnco.nano.gov. M. David Hodge, Operations Manager. [FR Doc. 2010–4037 Filed 2–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–61550; File No. SR–CBOE– 2010–017] and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of those statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant parts of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and the Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change Self-Regulatory Organizations; Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change To Amend the CBOE Stock Exchange Fees Schedule To Increase the Maker Rebate for Transactions in Securities Priced Less Than $1 to 0.25% of the Dollar Value of the Transaction 1. Purpose February 19, 2010. 2. Statutory Basis Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on February 12, 2010, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘CBOE’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared by the Exchange. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to amend the Fees Schedule for the CBOE Stock Exchange (‘‘CBSX’’) to increase the Maker rebate for transactions in securities priced less than $1 to 0.25% of the dollar value of the transaction. 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This increase would serve to attract trading activity to CBSX and match the rebate offered by other stock exchanges, including NASDAQ OMX BX.3 The Exchange believes the proposed rule change is consistent with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) 4 and the rules and regulations thereunder and, in particular, the requirements of Section 6(b) of the Act.5 Specifically, the Exchange believes the proposed rule change is consistent with the Section 6(b)(5) 6 requirements that the rules of an exchange be designed to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to prevent fraudulent and manipulative acts, to remove impediments to and to perfect the mechanism for a free and open market and a national market system, and, in general, to protect investors and the public interest. Specifically, increasing the Maker rebate encourages investment and trading activity. B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition CBOE does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were solicited or received with respect to the proposed rule change. 3 See NASDAQ OMX BX Price List—Trading & Connectivity. 4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 5 15 U.S.C. 78f(b). 6 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The proposed rule change is designated by the Exchange as establishing or changing a due, fee, or other charge, thereby qualifying for effectiveness on filing pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) 7 of the Act and subparagraph (f)(2) of Rule 19b–4 8 thereunder. At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission may summarily abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–CBOE–2010–017 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9007-9008]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY


National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology 
Capstone Workshop Risk Management Methods & Ethical, Legal, and 
Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: Public Meeting

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on 
behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) 
Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and 
Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 30-31, 2010, 
to provide an open forum to discuss the state-of-the-art of the science 
related to environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials 
in two areas: Risk Management Methods and Ethical, Legal, and Societal 
Implications (ELSI) of Nanotechnology. Risk Management Methods is one 
of the five environmental, health, and safety research categories 
identified in the NSET Subcommittee document Strategy for 
Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research 
(http://www.nano.gov/NNI_EHS_Research_Strategy.pdf), which was 
released February 14, 2008.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 
8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 
4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn-
Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209 (Metro stop: 
Rosslyn on the Orange and Blue lines). For directions, please see 
http://www.holidayinn.com.
    Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the 
workshop is required. People interested in attending the workshop 
should register online at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be 
sent to capstone@nnco.nano.gov.
    Written notices may be mailed to the Capstone Workshop, c/o NNCO, 
4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. 
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until the location 
space limits are reached. Otherwise registration will close on March 
25, 2010 at 4 p.m. EDT.
    Those interested in presenting 3-5 minutes of public comments at 
the meeting should also register at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/register.html. Written or electronic comments should be 
submitted by e-mail to capstone@nnco.nano.gov until April 30, 2010.
    Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at 
http://www.nano.gov.
    The main sessions will be Webcast. Please see http://www.nano.gov 
for more information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292-8626 or Liesl 
Heeter, telephone (703) 292-4533, National

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Nanotechnology Coordination Office. E-mail: capstone@nnco.nano.gov.

M. David Hodge,
Operations Manager.
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