Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-American Massage Therapy Association, 42975 [2013-17228]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 138 / Thursday, July 18, 2013 / Notices TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: Renewal of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) The title of the collection: Applications for the Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1105–0086. 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. Any one 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 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. In addition, there is a three year service agreement 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 225 respondents will complete the application for a new request. In addition, each year the Department expects to receive approximately 175 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 15 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 269 hours. If additional information is required, contact Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: July 15, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–17235 Filed 7–17–13; 8:45 am] 42975 Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Through its standards development activities, AMTA seeks to ensure the highest quality of training and education in massage therapy. AMTA’s standards development activities are ongoing in nature, and existing standards may be update and/or amended from time to time. BILLING CODE 4410–PB–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–17228 Filed 7–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—American Massage Therapy Association Notice is hereby given that, on June 24, 2013, 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 Massage Therapy Association (‘‘AMTA’’) 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 American Massage Therapy Association, Evanston, IL. The nature and scope of AMTA’s standards development activities are to develop, plan, establish, coordinate, and publish voluntary consensus standards applicable to the field of massage therapy. Specifically, AMTA develops plans, establishes, coordinates, and publishes voluntary consensus standards in the form of basic standards for the entrylevel curriculum necessary for safe and competent practice in an early massage career and the number of hours required to teach the essential components of the entry-level curriculum. AMTA develops and publishes these standards in cooperation with the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation, The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, the Massage Therapy Foundation, and the National PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—ODVA, Inc. Notice is hereby given that, on June 13, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), ODVA, Inc. (‘‘ODVA’’) 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, Warwick Instruments, London, UNITED KINGDOM; duagon AG, Dietikon, SWITZERLAND; Koyo Electronics Industries Co., Ltd.; Tokyo, JAPAN; vMonitor, LLC, Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES; and Jain Technology Co., Ltd., Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Office FA.com Co., Ltd., Tochigi, JAPAN; and Salem Automation Inc., Winston-Salem, NC, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. 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 ODVA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On June 21, 1995, ODVA 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 15, 1996 (61 FR 6039). The last notification was filed with the Department on February 22, 2013. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 138 (Thursday, July 18, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--American Massage Therapy Association

    Notice is hereby given that, on June 24, 2013, 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 Massage Therapy 
Association (``AMTA'') 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 American 
Massage Therapy Association, Evanston, IL. The nature and scope of 
AMTA's standards development activities are to develop, plan, 
establish, coordinate, and publish voluntary consensus standards 
applicable to the field of massage therapy.
    Specifically, AMTA develops plans, establishes, coordinates, and 
publishes voluntary consensus standards in the form of basic standards 
for the entry-level curriculum necessary for safe and competent 
practice in an early massage career and the number of hours required to 
teach the essential components of the entry-level curriculum. AMTA 
develops and publishes these standards in cooperation with the Alliance 
for Massage Therapy Education, Associated Bodywork and Massage 
Professionals, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation, The 
Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, the Massage Therapy 
Foundation, and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic 
Massage and Bodywork. Through its standards development activities, 
AMTA seeks to ensure the highest quality of training and education in 
massage therapy. AMTA's standards development activities are ongoing in 
nature, and existing standards may be update and/or amended from time 
to time.

Patricia A. Brink,
 Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-17228 Filed 7-17-13; 8:45 am]
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