Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board, 46936-46937 [2019-19303]

Download as PDF 46936 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 173 / Friday, September 6, 2019 / Notices interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s website, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone numbers, email or street address. Agenda: Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. (EDT) I. Welcome and Rollcall II. Discuss Project and Hearing Planning III. Other Business IV. Next Planning Meeting V. Public Comments VI. Adjourn Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the exceptional circumstances of the federal government shutdown. Dated: August 30, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–19227 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the West Virginia Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the West Virginia Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call at 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Friday, September 6, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and vote to submit the Committee’s collateral consequences report to the Staff Director for publication. DATES: Friday, September 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: Public Call-In Information: Conference call-in number: 1–888–882– 4478 and conference call ID number: 1071218. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ivy Davis at ero@usccr.gov or by phone at 202–376–7533. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following tollfree conference call-in number: 1–888– 882–4478 and conference call ID number: 1071218. Please be advised that before being placed into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Sep 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free conference call-in number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1– 888–364–3109 and providing the operator with the toll-free conference call-in number: 1–888–882–4478 and conference call ID number: 1071218. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the Public Comments section of the Agenda. They are also invited to submit written comments, which must be received in the regional office approximately 30 days after the scheduled meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425 or emailed to Corrine Sanders at ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376–7533. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at: https://www.facadatabase.gov/ FACA/FACAPublicView CommitteeDetails?id= a10t0000001gzmCAAQ; click the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s website, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address. Agenda: September 6, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) I. Rollcall II. Welcome —Discus and vote to submit civil rights project report to Staff Director for publication. III. Other Business IV. Next Meeting V. Open Comments VI. Adjourn Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exceptional circumstances of the federal government shutdown. Dated: August 30, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–19228 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Sunday, September 15, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Please note admittance instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl L. Gendron, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800; telephone number (301) 975–2785; email: cheryl.gendron@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MEP Advisory Board is authorized under Section 3003(d) of the America COMPETES Act (Pub. L. 110–69), as amended by the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, Public Law 114–329 sec. 501 (2017), and codified at 15 U.S.C. 278k(m), in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (Program) is a unique program, consisting of Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico with partnerships at the state, federal, and local levels. By statute, the MEP Advisory Board provides the NIST Director with: (1) Advice on the activities, plans, and policies of the Program; (2) assessments of the soundness of the plans and strategies of the Program; and (3) assessments of current performance against the plans of the Program. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 173 / Friday, September 6, 2019 / Notices Background information on the MEP Advisory Board is available at http:// www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisoryboard.cfm. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the MEP Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting agenda will include an update on the MEP programmatic operations, as well as provide guidance and advice on current activities related to the MEP National NetworkTM 2017–2022 Strategic Plan. The MEP Advisory Board will provide input to NIST on supply chain development with an emphasis on defense suppliers, in order to strengthen the defense industrial base. The final agenda will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board website at http:// www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisoryboard.cfm. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 15 minutes will be reserved for public comments at the end of the meeting. Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be no more than three to five minutes each. Requests must be received in writing by September 6, 2019 to be considered. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board website at http://www.nist.gov/mep/ about/advisory-board.cfm. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, or those who are/were unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–4800, via fax at (301) 963–6556, or electronically by email to cheryl.gendron@nist.gov. Admittance Instructions: Anyone wishing to attend the MEP Advisory Board meeting must submit their name, email address and phone number to Cheryl Gendron (Cheryl.Gendron@ nist.gov or 301–975–2785) no later than VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Sep 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Kevin Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–19303 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Voluntary Product Standard 1–09, Structural Plywood National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting public comment on a proposed revision to Voluntary Product Standard (PS) 1–09, Structural Plywood. The standard, prepared by the Committee for PS 1, establishes requirements (for those who choose to adhere to the standard) for the principal types and grades of structural plywood and provides a basis for common understanding among producers, distributors, and users of the product. This standard covers the wood species, veneer grading, adhesive bonds, panel construction and workmanship, dimensions and tolerances, marking, moisture content and packaging of structural plywood intended for construction and industrial uses. DATES: Written comments regarding the proposed revision to PS 1–09 should be submitted to the Standards Services Division, NIST, no later than October 7, 2019. ADDRESSES: An electronic copy of the proposed revision to the standard, PS 1–09, can be obtained at the following website: https://www.nist.gov/ standardsgov/voluntary-productstandards-program. This site also includes a summary of the significant changes. Written comments on the proposed revision should be submitted to David F. Alderman, Standards Coordination Office, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2100, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–2100. Electronic comments may be submitted via email to david.alderman@nist.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David F. Alderman, Standards Coordination Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology, telephone (301) 975–4019; fax: (301) 975–4715, email: david.alderman@nist.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46937 The proposed revision of the standard has been developed and is being processed in accordance with Department of Commerce provisions in 15 CFR part 10, Procedures for the Development of Voluntary Product Standards, as amended (published June 20, 1986). The Committee for PS 1 is responsible for maintaining, revising, and interpreting the standard, and is comprised of producers, distributors, users, and others with an interest in the standard. Committee members voted on the revision and approved. The Committee then submitted a report to NIST along with the voting results and the draft revised standard. NIST has determined that the revised standard should be issued for public comment. Voluntary Product Standard PS 1–09 establishes requirements for the principal types and grades of structural plywood and provides a basis for common understanding among producers, distributors, and users of the product. The standard covers the wood species, veneer grading, adhesive bonds, panel construction and workmanship, dimensions and tolerances, marking, moisture content, and packaging of structural plywood intended for construction and industrial uses. After conducting a review of the current standard, PS 1–09, the Committee for PS 1 determined that updates were needed to reflect current industry practices and developed the proposed revision to the standard. The proposed revision includes the following changes: editorial corrections, new and revised definitions, and updated references. A complete list of proposed changes can be found at https://www.nist.gov/ standardsgov/voluntary-productstandards-program. Written comments should be submitted in accordance with the DATES and ADDRESSES sections of this notice. Attachments will be accepted in plain text, Microsoft Word, or Adobe PDF formats. Comments containing references, studies, research, and other empirical data that are not widely published should include copies or electronic links of the referenced materials. All submissions, including attachments and other supporting materials, will become part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. NIST reserves the right to publish comments publicly, unedited and in their entirety. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, or names of other individuals, should not be included. Submissions will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Do not submit SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 173 (Friday, September 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46936-46937]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19303]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory 
Board will hold an open meeting on Sunday, September 15, 2019.

DATES: The meeting will be held Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 8:30 
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 
265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. Please note 
admittance instructions in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl L. Gendron, Manufacturing 
Extension Partnership, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-4800; 
telephone number (301) 975-2785; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MEP Advisory Board is authorized under 
Section 3003(d) of the America COMPETES Act (Pub. L. 110-69), as 
amended by the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, Public Law 
114-329 sec. 501 (2017), and codified at 15 U.S.C. 278k(m), in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Hollings Manufacturing Extension 
Partnership Program (Program) is a unique program, consisting of 
Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico with partnerships at the 
state, federal, and local levels. By statute, the MEP Advisory Board 
provides the NIST Director with: (1) Advice on the activities, plans, 
and policies of the Program; (2) assessments of the soundness of the 
plans and strategies of the Program; and (3) assessments of current 
performance against the plans of the Program.

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    Background information on the MEP Advisory Board is available at 
http://www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisory-board.cfm.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the MEP Advisory Board will 
hold an open meeting on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 
3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting agenda will include an update on 
the MEP programmatic operations, as well as provide guidance and advice 
on current activities related to the MEP National Network\TM\ 2017-2022 
Strategic Plan. The MEP Advisory Board will provide input to NIST on 
supply chain development with an emphasis on defense suppliers, in 
order to strengthen the defense industrial base. The final agenda will 
be posted on the MEP Advisory Board website at http://www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisory-board.cfm.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the MEP Advisory Board's 
business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 15 
minutes will be reserved for public comments at the end of the meeting. 
Speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. 
The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of 
requests received but is likely to be no more than three to five 
minutes each. Requests must be received in writing by September 6, 2019 
to be considered. The exact time for public comments will be included 
in the final agenda that will be posted on the MEP Advisory Board 
website at http://www.nist.gov/mep/about/advisory-board.cfm. Questions 
from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who 
wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wished to speak 
but could not be accommodated on the agenda, or those who are/were 
unable to attend in person are invited to submit written statements to 
the MEP Advisory Board, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 4800, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-4800, 
via fax at (301) 963-6556, or electronically by email to 
[email protected].
    Admittance Instructions: Anyone wishing to attend the MEP Advisory 
Board meeting must submit their name, email address and phone number to 
Cheryl Gendron ([email protected] or 301-975-2785) no later than 
Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Kevin Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-19303 Filed 9-5-19; 8:45 am]
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