Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, 29756-29757 [2021-11617]

Download as PDF 29756 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 105 / Thursday, June 3, 2021 / Notices equal to the cash deposit of estimated countervailing duties required at the time of entry, or withdrawal from warehouse, for consumption, during the period January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.212(c)(1)(i). Commerce intends to issue assessment instructions to CBP no earlier than 35 days after the date of publication of the final results of this review in the Federal Register. If a timely summons is filed at the U.S. Court of International Trade, the assessment instructions will direct CBP not to liquidate relevant entries until the time for parties to file a request for a statutory injunction has expired (i.e., within 90 days of publication). Cash Deposit Requirements Pursuant to section 751(a)(2)(C) of the Act, upon issuance of the final results, Commerce also intends to instruct CBP to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties for each of the companies listed above on shipments of subject merchandise entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption on or after the date of publication of the final results of this administrative review, except, where the rate calculated in the final results is zero or de minimis, no cash deposit will be required. For all non-reviewed firms, we will instruct CBP to continue to collect cash deposits of estimated countervailing duties at the most recent company-specific or all-others rate applicable to the company, as appropriate. These cash deposit requirements, when imposed, shall remain in effect until further notice. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Disclosure and Public Comment We will disclose to parties to this proceeding the calculations performed in reaching the preliminary results within five days of the date of publication of these preliminary results.19 Interested parties may submit written arguments (case briefs) within 30 days of publication of the preliminary results and rebuttal comments (rebuttal briefs) within seven days after the time limit for filing the case briefs.20 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.309(d)(2), rebuttal briefs may respond only to issues raised in the case briefs. Parties who submit arguments are requested to submit with the argument: (1) A statement of the issue; (2) a brief summary of the argument; and (3) a 19 See 19 CFR 351.224(b). 19 CFR 351.309(c)(1)(ii) and 351.309(d)(1); see also Temporary Rule Modifying AD/CVD Service Requirements Due to COVID–19; Extension of Effective Period, 85 FR 41363 (July 10, 2020) (Temporary Rule). 20 See VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 table of authorities.21 Note that Commerce has temporarily modified certain of its requirements for serving documents containing business proprietary information, until further notice.22 Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.310(c), interested parties who wish to request a hearing must submit a written request to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice.23 Requests should contain the party’s name, address, and telephone number, the number of participants, and a list of the issues to be discussed. Issues addressed during the hearing will be limited to those raised in the briefs.24 If a request for a hearing is made, Commerce intends to hold the hearing at a time and date to be determined.25 Parties should confirm by telephone the date, time, and location of the hearing two days before the scheduled date. Parties are reminded that briefs and hearing requests are to be filed electronically using ACCESS and that electronically filed documents must be received successfully in their entirety by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the due date. Unless the deadline is extended pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, Commerce will issue the final results of this administrative review, including the results of our analysis of the issues raised by parties in their comments, within 120 days after issuance of these preliminary results. Notification to Interested Parties These preliminary results are issued and published in accordance with sections 751(a)(1) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.221(b)(4). Dated: May 27, 2021. Christian Marsh, Acting Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance. Appendix List of Topics Discussed in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum I. Summary II. Background III. Period of Review IV. Scope of the Order V. Subsidies Valuation Information VI. No-Shipment Claims and Intent to Rescind VII. Non-Selected Rate VIII. Analysis of Programs 21 See 19 CFR 351.309(c)(2) and 351.309(d)(2). Temporary Rule. 23 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 24 See 19 CFR 351.310(c). 25 See 19 CFR 351.310. 22 See PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 IX. Recommendation [FR Doc. 2021–11680 Filed 6–2–21; 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 partially closed meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) selection process. The agenda will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2020 judging process; and the 2021 Award process. A portion of this meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. DATES: The Judges Panel will meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The portion of the meeting that is closed to the public will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a virtual meeting by webinar. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, email robert.fangmeyer@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) as amended, 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, June 16, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 105 / Thursday, June 3, 2021 / Notices 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, nonprofits, health care providers, and educational institutions. The primary purpose of this meeting is to assemble to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from NIST in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award selection process. During the closed session on June 16, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. the Judges Panel will discuss lessons learned from the 2020 judging process and the 2021 Award process. The agenda may change to accommodate Judges Panel business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/ baldrige/how-baldrige-works/baldrigecommunity/judges-panel. The open portion of the meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time will include discussions on the Judges Panel roles and processes and Baldrige program updates and is open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Panel’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 30 minutes will be reserved for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Requests must be submitted by email to Robyn Verner at robyn.verner@nist.gov and must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, June 9, 2021 to be considered. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to submit written statements by email to robyn.verner@nist.gov or 301–975–2361. Admittance instructions: All participants will be attending via webinar. Please contact Ms. Verner by email at robyn.verner@nist.gov or 301– 975–2361 for detailed instructions on how to join the webinar. All requests must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, June, 9, 2021. The portion of the meeting from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time will include discussions on lessons learned from the 2020 judging process and on VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 the 2021 Award process, and is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Employment, Litigation and Information, formally determined, 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 a portion of 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. Portions of the meeting involve examination of prior year Award applicant data. Award applicant data are directly related to the commercial activities and confidential information of the applicants. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b), this Federal Register notice for this meeting is being published fewer than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting as exceptional circumstances exist due to COVID–19. Alicia Chambers, NIST Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–11617 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2021–0006; OMB Control Number 0704–0397] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Requests for Equitable Adjustment Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29757 Consideration will be given to comments received by July 6, 2021. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Contract Modifications and related clause at DFARS 252.243–7002; OMB Control Number 0704–0397. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Respondents: 131. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 131. Hours per response: 14.3, approximately. Estimated Hours: 1,879. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: The information collection required by the clause at DFARS 252.243–7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment, implements 10 U.S.C. 2410(a). The clause requires contractors to certify that requests for equitable adjustment exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold are made in good faith and that the supporting data are accurate and complete. The clause also requires contractors to fully disclose all facts relevant to the requests for equitable adjustment. DoD contracting officers and auditors use this information to evaluate contractor requests for equitable adjustments to contracts. Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Susan Minson, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Angela Duncan. Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Duncan at whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil. Jennifer D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2021–11625 Filed 6–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 105 (Thursday, June 3, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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 partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality 
Award (Judges Panel) will meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, from 11:00 
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to 
discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel 
and information received from the National Institute of Standards and 
Technology (NIST) in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm 
Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) selection process. The agenda 
will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program 
updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2020 
judging process; and the 2021 Award process. A portion of this meeting 
is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be 
examined and discussed.

DATES: The Judges Panel will meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 
11:00 a.m. Eastern Time until 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The portion of 
the meeting that is closed to the public will take place on Wednesday, 
June 16, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be a virtual meeting by webinar. Please 
note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION 
section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige 
Performance Excellence Program, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) as amended, 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, June 
16, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The

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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, nonprofits, health care providers, 
and educational institutions. The primary purpose of this meeting is to 
assemble to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the 
Judges Panel and information received from NIST in order to ensure the 
integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award selection 
process. During the closed session on June 16, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 
4:00 p.m. the Judges Panel will discuss lessons learned from the 2020 
judging process and the 2021 Award process. The agenda may change to 
accommodate Judges Panel business. The final agenda will be posted on 
the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/baldrige/how-baldrige-works/baldrige-community/judges-panel.
    The open portion of the meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time will include discussions on the Judges Panel roles and 
processes and Baldrige program updates and is open to the public. 
Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Panel's business are 
invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 30 minutes will 
be reserved for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on 
a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be 
determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about 
three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered 
during this period. Requests must be submitted by email to Robyn Verner 
at [email protected] and must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time, June 9, 2021 to be considered. Speakers who wish to expand upon 
their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be 
accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate 
are invited to submit written statements by email to 
[email protected] or 301-975-2361.
    Admittance instructions: All participants will be attending via 
webinar. Please contact Ms. Verner by email at [email protected] or 
301-975-2361 for detailed instructions on how to join the webinar. All 
requests must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, June, 
9, 2021.
    The portion of the meeting from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time 
will include discussions on lessons learned from the 2020 judging 
process and on the 2021 Award process, and is closed to the public in 
order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The 
Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, 
with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Employment, 
Litigation and Information, formally determined, 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 a portion of 
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. Portions of the meeting involve 
examination of prior year Award applicant data. Award applicant data 
are directly related to the commercial activities and confidential 
information of the applicants.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), this Federal Register notice for 
this meeting is being published fewer than 15 calendar days prior to 
the meeting as exceptional circumstances exist due to COVID-19.

Alicia Chambers,
NIST Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2021-11617 Filed 6-2-21; 8:45 am]
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