Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 62105 [2014-24647]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 200 / Thursday, October 16, 2014 / Notices 2. Significant Producer of Comparable Merchandise 3. Quality and Public Availability of Data B. General Challenge to the Surrogate Country Selection in the Preliminary Results Comment 2: Adjusting Surrogate Values to Reflect Direct Packing Materials Recommendation [FR Doc. 2014–24653 Filed 10–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–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 Monday through Friday, November 3–7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day. The purpose of this meeting is to review recommendations from site visits, and recommend 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients. 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 Monday through Friday, November 3–7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day. The entire meeting will be closed to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Administration Building, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. 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: SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 will meet on Monday through Friday, November 3–7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, chosen for their familiarity VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Oct 15, 2014 Jkt 235001 with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service 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 recommendations from site visits, and recommend 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients. 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: October 8, 2014. Philip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services. [FR Doc. 2014–24647 Filed 10–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD269 Taking of Threatened or Endangered Marine Mammals Incidental to Commercial Fishing Operations; Issuance of Permit National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Marine Mammal Protection Act SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62105 (MMPA), NMFS hereby issues a permit for a period of three years to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, taking of individuals of three stocks of marine mammals listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by vessels involved in the Hawaii deep-set and shallow-set longline fisheries: the endangered humpback whale, (Megaptera novaeangliae), Central North Pacific stock; sperm whale, (Physeter macrocephalus), Hawaii stock; and false killer whale, (Pseudorca crassidens), Main Hawaiian Islands insular false killer whale (MHI IFKW) stock. DATES: This permit is effective for a three-year period beginning October 16, 2014. ADDRESSES: Reference material for this permit, including the negligible impact determination (NID) and a list of references cited in this notice, is available on the Internet at the following address: http://www.fpir.noaa.gov/DIR/ dir_public_documents.html. Recovery plans for these species are available on the Internet at the following address: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/recovery/ plans.htm#mammals. Information on the False Killer Whale Take Reduction Plan is available on the Internet at the following address: http:// www.fpir.noaa.gov/PRD/prd_FKW_take_ reduction_team.html. Copies of the reference materials may also be obtained from the NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, Protected Resources Division, 1845 Wasp Blvd., Building 176, Honolulu, HI 96818. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dawn Golden, NMFS Pacific Islands Region, (808) 725–5144, or Shannon Bettridge, NMFS Office of Protected Resources, (301) 427–8402. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 101(a)(5)(E) of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq., states that NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), as delegated by the Secretary of Commerce, shall for a period of up to three years allow the incidental taking of marine mammal species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq., by persons using vessels of the United States and those vessels which have valid fishing permits issued by the Secretary in accordance with section 204(b) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1824(b), while engaging in commercial fishing operations, if NMFS makes certain determinations. NMFS must determine, after notice and opportunity for public E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-24647]


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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 Monday through Friday, 
November 3-7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each 
day. The purpose of this meeting is to review recommendations from site 
visits, and recommend 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award 
recipients. 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 Monday through Friday, November 3-7, 
2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time each day. The entire 
meeting will be closed to the public.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of 
Standards and Technology, Administration Building, Gaithersburg, 
Maryland 20899.

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 will meet on 
Monday through Friday, November 3-7, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 
p.m. Eastern Time each day. 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, service 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 recommendations from site visits, 
and recommend 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipients. 
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: October 8, 2014.
Philip Singerman,
Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-24647 Filed 10-15-14; 8:45 am]
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