Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 44752 [2014-18255]

Download as PDF 44752 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 148 / Friday, August 1, 2014 / Notices federalism implications as that term is defined in Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12372: Proposals under this program are not subject to Executive Order 12372, ‘‘Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.’’ Administrative Procedure Act/ Regulatory Flexibility Act: Notice and comment are not required under the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. 553) or any other law, for matters relating to public property, loans, grants, benefits or contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)). Moreover, because notice and comment are not required under 5 U.S.C. 553, or any other law, for matters relating to public property, loans, grants, benefits or contracts (5 U.S.C. 553(a)), a Regulatory Flexibility Analysis is not required and has not been prepared for this notice, 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq. Dated: July 28, 2014. Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office. [FR Doc. 2014–18264 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The entire meeting will be closed to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:09 Jul 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, telephone number (301) 975– 4781, email robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, services companies, small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. Members are also chosen who have broad experience in for-profit and nonprofit areas. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting. The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration, formally determined on March 25, 2014, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(b [sic]) because for a government agency the meeting is likely to disclose information that could significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. The meeting, which involves examination of current Award applicant data from U.S. organizations and a discussion of these data as compared to the Award criteria in order to recommend Award recipients, will be closed to the public. Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2014–18255 Filed 7–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Dated: July 28, 2014. Jason Boehm, Director, Program Coordination Office. National Institute of Standards and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee), will meet Monday, August 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to discuss priorities of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) for optimal NEHRP agency interactions with researchers and practitioners in other natural and man-made hazards disciplines and in the broader resilience environment, to review the NEHRP agency updates on their latest activities, and to gather information for the Committee’s 2015 Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NEHRP Web site at http://nehrp.gov/. DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will continue on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the entry-level conference room 204 at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1711 Illinois Street, Golden, Colorado 80401. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jack Hayes, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Dr. Hayes’ email address is jack.hayes@nist.gov and his phone number is (301) 975–5640. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established in accordance with the requirements of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-18255]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality 
Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, August 
27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of 
this meeting is to review the results of examiners' scoring of written 
applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site 
visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements 
claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to 
protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the 
meeting.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 
9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The entire meeting will be 
closed to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Gaithersburg Marriott 
Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, telephone number (301) 975-
4781, email robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) and the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App.

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the 
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, August 
27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Judges Panel 
is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, 
chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and 
competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, services companies, 
small businesses, health care providers, and educational institutions. 
Members are also chosen who have broad experience in for-profit and 
nonprofit areas. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results 
of examiners' scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote 
on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the 
accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is 
closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be 
examined and discussed at the meeting. The Chief Financial Officer and 
Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the 
Assistant General Counsel for Administration, formally determined on 
March 25, 2014, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine 
Act, Public Law 94-409, that the meeting of the Judges Panel may be 
closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) because the 
meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial 
information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential 
and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(b [sic]) because for a government agency the 
meeting is likely to disclose information that could significantly 
frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. The meeting, 
which involves examination of current Award applicant data from U.S. 
organizations and a discussion of these data as compared to the Award 
criteria in order to recommend Award recipients, will be closed to the 
public.

    Dated: July 28, 2014.
Jason Boehm,
Director, Program Coordination Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-18255 Filed 7-31-14; 8:45 am]
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