Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 58704 [2015-24733]

Download as PDF 58704 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 189 / Wednesday, September 30, 2015 / Notices by their respective state coordinators are emailed a pdf version of the form and directed to the Census Bureau’s Business Help Site where they can complete the survey form online. Agencies are asked to respond within 60 days. OMB Control Number: 0607–0933. Form Number(s): SRD–1. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State Government Agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 52 governors, 52 state coordinators and approximately 500 state government agencies. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for each governor, 1 hour for each state coordinator and 2 hours for each state agency surveyed. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,056. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 42 U.S.C. 1861– 76: ‘‘National Science Foundation Act of 1950’’ as amended. Title 13, U.S.C. Section 8(b). IV. 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Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: September 25, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–24768 Filed 9–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 18:27 Sep 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session Monday through Friday, November 2–6, 2015, 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 2015 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 2–6, 2015, 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, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, telephone number (301) 975–2360, email robert.fangmeyer@ nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: 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 Monday through Friday, November 2–6, 2015, 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 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Acting Assistant General Counsel for Administration, formally determined on May 19, 2015, 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) because for a government agency the meeting is likely to disclose information that could significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 189 (Wednesday, September 30, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 58704]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-24733]


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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 2-6, 2015, 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 2015 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 2-6, 
2015, 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, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 
20899.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 
20899-1020, telephone number (301) 975-2360, 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 
Monday through Friday, November 2-6, 2015, 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 2015 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 Acting Assistant General 
Counsel for Administration, formally determined on May 19, 2015, 
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) 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.

Richard Cavanagh,
Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs.
[FR Doc. 2015-24733 Filed 9-29-15; 8:45 am]
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