Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Efficacy Task Force, LLC, 65182-65183 [2018-27459]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 65182 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 19, 2018 / Notices Goodea Consulting s.r.o., Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC; Helium Consulting, Pune, INDIA; Grupo Magnus SAS, Bogata, COLUMBIA; Jovian Software Consulting LLC, Ada, MI; Momentum Management Consulting, Camp Hill, PA; Mundo Cognito Ltd., Penn, UNITED KINGDOM; Nova SMAR S/A, Sertãozinho, BRAZIL; Pentek, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ; Projexion SARL, Villeneuve d’Ascq, FRANCE; Samtec, Inc., New Albany, IN; Shell Global Solutions Int. b.v., Rijswijk, THE NETHERLANDS; SR Technologies, Inc., Davie, FL; TE Connectivity Corporation, Middletown, PA; and University of Southern California U.S.C. Energy Institute, Los Angeles, CA, have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Cobham Aerospace Communications, Prescott, AZ; EDF Group, Paris, FRANCE; Enea Software & Services, Inc., Phoenix, AZ; Management Edge Limited, Abuja, NIGERIA; Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited, Bengaluru, INDIA; MooD International Software, York, UNITED KINGDOM; Munich Re, Munich, GERMANY; Pan Asia Training PTE Ltd, Singapore, SINGAPORE; SIGMAXYZ, Inc., Tokyo, JAPAN; Smart 360 BIZ, Cambridge, MA; Steria Limited, Hemel Hempstead, UNITED KINGDOM; The Tingle Tree Group, Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA; Thomas Production Company L.L.C., Potomac Falls, VA; Unique Factors Corporation, Rockland, CANADA; and Waterfall Security Solutions LTD, Rosh Ha’ayin, ISRAEL, have withdrawn as parties to this venture. In addition, CTPartners has changed its name to Asseco Data Systems, Warszawa, POLAND; and IAB bvba to Envizion cvba, Mechelen, BELGIUM. 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 TOG intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On April 21, 1997, TOG 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 June 13, 1997 (62 FR 32371). The last notification was filed with the Department on August 31, 2018. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 Act on September 17, 2018 (83 FR 46971). Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on September 17, 2018 (83 FR 46971). [FR Doc. 2018–27460 Filed 12–18–18; 8:45 am] Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. BILLING CODE 4410–11–P [FR Doc. 2018–27456 Filed 12–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Border Security Technology Consortium Notice is hereby given that, on November 27, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Border Security Technology Consortium (‘‘BSTC’’) 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, Advanced Detection Technology, LLC, Mooresville, NC; Analogic Corporation, Peabody, MA; Anduril Industries, Inc., Costa Mesa, CA; Deloitte Services LP, Arlington, VA; DroneShield LLC, Warrenton, VA; Intelligent Automation, Inc., Rockville, MD; Irvine Sensors Corporation, Costa Mesa, CA; Manufacturing Techniques, Inc. (MTEQ), Lorton, VA; Mason Livesay Scientific dba IB3 Global Solutions, Oak Ridge, TN; Megaray LLC, New York, NY; Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics LLC, DFW Airport, TX; Smart Imaging Systems, Inc., Beltsville, MD; Smiths Detection, Inc., Edgewood, MD; SNA International (SNA), Alexandria, VA; and SRC, Inc., North Syracuse, NY, have been added 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 BSTC intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On May 30, 2012, BSTC 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 June 18, 2012 (77 FR 36292). The last notification was filed with the Department on August 21, 2018. A notice was published in the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Efficacy Task Force, LLC Notice is hereby given that, on November 14, 2018, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Efficacy Task Force, LLC has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. 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 identities of the parties to the venture are: BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ; Bayer Animal Health, Shawnee, KS; Central Garden & Pet Company, Schaumburg, IL; Control Solutions, Inc., Pasadena, TX; FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, PA; McLaughlin Gormley King Company (MGK), Minneapolis, MN; SC Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine, WI; Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc., Omaha, NE; United Industries Corporation, Earth City, MO; and W.F. Young, Inc., East Longmeadow, MA. The general area of Efficacy Task Force, LLC’s planned activity is to reach agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’) on data required for the reregistration of Cyfluthrin; MGK264; Permethrin; Phenothrin; Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO); Pyrethrins (PY); PY/ PBO/MGK264/(S)-Methoprene/ Tetramethrin Blend; PY/PBO/MGK264/ (S)-Methoprene Blend; PY/PBO/ MGK264/Tetramethrin Blend; PY/PBO Blends; Pyripoxyfen; and Tetramethrin (the ‘‘Products’’); to develop and own written procedural methods for the development of such data; to engage in advocacy before EPA, State and local governments, as appropriate, in support of the registration, sale, distribution, and use of the Products; and to protect E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 19, 2018 / Notices the proprietary interest in the procedural methods and existing data including, but not limited to, seeking and collecting data compensation from non-members of the Efficacy Task Force, LLC who may seek to rely upon the data and procedural methods to support their registrations, to the extent permitted by FIFRA or the data compensation laws of non-U.S. jurisdictions. Suzanne Morris, Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2018–27459 Filed 12–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1753] Request for Public Comment on Proposed Revision of NIJ Standard 0112.03 (Revision A), Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers National Institute of Justice, Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks feedback from the public on a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0112.03 (Revision A), Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers, that specifies minimum performance requirements and test methods for semiautomatic service pistols used by U.S. law enforcement. DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on March 19, 2019. How to Respond and What to Include: The draft document can be found here: https://nij.gov/topics/technology/ standards-testing/pages/comment.aspx. The draft document is available in both Word and pdf formats. To submit comments, NIJ encourages commenters to fill out the comment template and send it in an email to the contact listed below with ‘‘Draft NIJ Standard 0112.04, Semiautomatic Pistols for Law Enforcement’’ in the subject line. Please provide contact information with the submission of comments. All materials submitted are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act, and will be shared with U.S. Government staff or U.S. Government contractors for evaluation purposes to revise the draft document. Comments should not include any sensitive personal information or commercially confidential information. If you wish to voluntarily submit confidential commercial information, but do not want it to be publicly released, you amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 must mark that information prominently as ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION’’ and NIJ will, to the extent permitted by law, withhold such information from public release. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Policy and Standards Division Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: (202) 307–3384; email address: mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This draft document is a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0112.03 (Revision A), Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers, published in 1999 and found here: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/ 249929.pdf. The final version of this document is anticipated to be published in late 2019 as NIJ Standard 0112.04, Semiautomatic Pistols for Law Enforcement. Its primary purpose will be for use by the NIJ Compliance Testing Program (CTP) for testing and evaluation of semiautomatic pistols submitted to the program for certification by NIJ. It will be used by both ballistics laboratories that test firearms and firearms manufacturers participating in the NIJ CTP. This standard will be included in the scope of accreditation used by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) to accredit ballistics laboratories. For more information on NIJ’s voluntary standards, please visit https://www.nij.gov/standards. More information on the Autoloading Pistols CTP is available at https://justnet.org/ compliant/Autoloading-Pistols.html. David B. Muhlhausen, Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–27392 Filed 12–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1754] Request for Public Comment on Proposed NIJ Standard Entitled Patrol Rifles for Police Officers National Institute of Justice, Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks feedback from the public on a proposed NIJ Standard entitled Patrol Rifles for Law Enforcement that specifies minimum performance requirements and test SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65183 methods for patrol rifles used by U.S. law enforcement. Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on March 19, 2019. How to Respond and What to Include: The draft document can be found here: https://nij.gov/topics/technology/ standards-testing/pages/comment.aspx. The draft document is available in both Word and pdf formats. To submit comments, NIJ encourages commenters to fill out the comment template and send it in an email to the contact listed below with ‘‘Draft NIJ Standard Patrol Rifles for Law Enforcement’’ in the subject line. Please provide contact information with the submission of comments. All materials submitted are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act, and will be shared with U.S. Government staff or U.S. Government contractors for evaluation purposes to revise the draft document. Comments should not include any sensitive personal information or commercially confidential information. If you wish to voluntarily submit confidential commercial information, but do not want it to be publicly released, you must mark that information prominently as ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION’’ and NIJ will, to the extent permitted by law, withhold such information from public release. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Policy and Standards Division Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: (202) 307–3384; email address: mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. This draft document specifies minimum performance requirements and test methods for patrol rifles used by U.S. law enforcement. The final version of this document is anticipated to be published in late 2019 as a new NIJ Standard entitled Patrol Rifles for Law Enforcement. Its primary purpose will be for use by the NIJ Compliance Testing Program (CTP) for testing and evaluation of patrol rifles submitted to the program for certification by NIJ. It will be used by both ballistics laboratories that test firearms and firearms manufacturers participating in the NIJ CTP. This standard will be included in the scope of accreditation used by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) to accredit ballistics laboratories. For more information on SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-27459]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Antitrust Division


Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and 
Production Act of 1993--Efficacy Task Force, LLC

    Notice is hereby given that, on November 14, 2018, pursuant to 
Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 
1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (``the Act''), Efficacy Task Force, LLC 
has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney 
General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities 
of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the 
venture. 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 identities of the parties 
to the venture are: BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ; Bayer Animal 
Health, Shawnee, KS; Central Garden & Pet Company, Schaumburg, IL; 
Control Solutions, Inc., Pasadena, TX; FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, 
PA; McLaughlin Gormley King Company (MGK), Minneapolis, MN; SC Johnson 
& Son, Inc., Racine, WI; Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., Omaha, NE; 
United Industries Corporation, Earth City, MO; and W.F. Young, Inc., 
East Longmeadow, MA. The general area of Efficacy Task Force, LLC's 
planned activity is to reach agreement with the U.S. Environmental 
Protection Agency (``EPA'') on data required for the reregistration of 
Cyfluthrin; MGK264; Permethrin; Phenothrin; Piperonyl Butoxide (PBO); 
Pyrethrins (PY); PY/PBO/MGK264/(S)-Methoprene/Tetramethrin Blend; PY/
PBO/MGK264/(S)-Methoprene Blend; PY/PBO/MGK264/Tetramethrin Blend; PY/
PBO Blends; Pyripoxyfen; and Tetramethrin (the ``Products''); to 
develop and own written procedural methods for the development of such 
data; to engage in advocacy before EPA, State and local governments, as 
appropriate, in support of the registration, sale, distribution, and 
use of the Products; and to protect

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the proprietary interest in the procedural methods and existing data 
including, but not limited to, seeking and collecting data compensation 
from non-members of the Efficacy Task Force, LLC who may seek to rely 
upon the data and procedural methods to support their registrations, to 
the extent permitted by FIFRA or the data compensation laws of non-U.S. 
jurisdictions.

Suzanne Morris,
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2018-27459 Filed 12-18-18; 8:45 am]
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