National Institute of Standards and Technology 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information Regarding the Interagency Edison System for Reporting Federally Funded Inventions
Document Number: 2019-26860
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been delegated responsibility by the Secretary of Commerce to promulgate regulations concerning the management and licensing of federally funded inventions. Under the Lab-to-Market Cross Agency Priority (CAP) goal co-led with the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), NIST is initiating an effort to advance the President's Management Agenda and modernize government for the 21st century by assuming the responsibility for and rebuilding the Interagency Edison (iEdison) system for reporting extramural inventions created with federal funding. NIST requests information from the public regarding the current state of the iEdison system, including, but not limited to, specific challenges and recommended improvements. The information received in response to this RFI will inform NIST in developing a redesigned iEdison.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability (BEES) Please
Document Number: 2019-26453
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2019-25184
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Board) will meet in open session on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss the work of the private sector contractor, which assists the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in administering the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award), and information received from NIST and from the Chair of the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in order to make such suggestions for the improvement of the Award process as the Board deems necessary. Details on the agenda are noted in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-25183
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open meeting via teleconference on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's annual report to Congress. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national - construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee.
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-23869
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public, with no pre-registration required.
Request for Comments on FIPS 186-5 and SP 800-186
Document Number: 2019-23742
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests comments on Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 186-5, Digital Signature Standard. FIPS 186-5 specifies four techniques for the generation and verification of digital signatures that can be used for the protection of data: The Rivest-Shamir Adelman Algorithm (RSA), the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA), the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA), and the Edwards curve Digital Signature Algorithm (EdDSA). Elliptic curves recommended for government use with ECDSA and EdDSA are specified in draft NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-186, Recommendations for Discrete-Logarithm Based Cryptography: Elliptic Curve Domain Parameters. We are also requesting comments on draft SP 800-186.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-22620
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Deprecation of the United States (U.S.) Survey Foot
Document Number: 2019-22414
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Geodetic Survey (NGS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), are taking collaborative action to provide national uniformity in the measurement of length. This notice announces a decision to deprecate the use of the ``U.S. survey foot'' on December 31, 2022. After that date, the ``U.S. survey foot'' will be superseded by the ``foot'' (formerly known as the ``international foot''), which is already in use throughout the U.S. This notice describes the plan, resources, training, and other activities of NIST and NOAA that will assist those affected by this transition, and invites comments and other information from land surveyors, engineers, Federal, State and local government officials, businesses, and any other member of the public engaged in or affected by surveying and mapping operations.
National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP); Workshop for Establishing the System Integration Testing and Operational/User Acceptance Testing Accreditation Program
Document Number: 2019-22412
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces a public workshop to be held on November 19, 2019, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton Virginia. The purpose of the workshop is the exchange of information among the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), the United States Department of Defense (DoD), and any national and federal laboratories interested in seeking accreditation to perform System Integration Testing (SIT) and Operational/User Acceptance Testing (OAT/UAT).
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-22313
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Securing the Industrial Internet of Things for the Energy Sector
Document Number: 2019-21852
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for Securing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for the energy sector use case. This notice is the initial step for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the energy sector program. Participation in the use case is open to all interested organizations.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2019-21470
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee) will meet on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board Membership
Document Number: 2019-21469
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
This notice lists the membership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Performance Review Board (NIST PRB) and supersedes the list published on August 27, 2018.
Proposed Voluntary Product Standard 20-15, American Softwood Lumber Standard
Document Number: 2019-21343
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting public comment on revisions to Voluntary Product Standard (PS) 20-15, American Softwood Lumber Standard. This standard, prepared by the American Lumber Standard Committee, serves the procurement and regulatory needs of numerous federal, state, and local government agencies by providing for uniform, industry-wide grade-marking and inspection requirements for softwood lumber. The implementation of the standard also allows for uniform labeling and auditing of treated wood and wood packaging materials. As part of a five-year review process, NIST is seeking public comment and invites interested parties to review the revised standard and submit comments.
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2019-20301
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session Monday, November 4, 2019 through Friday, November 8, 2019, 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 2019 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) recipients. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed at the meeting.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2019-19638
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) will hold an open meeting via webinar on September 23, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Preliminary Draft of the NIST Privacy Framework
Document Number: 2019-19315
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks comments on the Preliminary Draft of the NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management (``Preliminary Draft''). The Preliminary Draft was developed by NIST using information collected through the Request for Information (RFI) that was published in the Federal Register on November 14, 2018, and a series of open public workshops and webinars. NIST developed the Preliminary Draft in collaboration with public and private stakeholders. It is intended for voluntary use to help organizations: Better identify, assess, manage, and communicate privacy risks when designing or deploying systems, products, and services; foster the development of innovative approaches to protecting individuals' privacy; and increase trust in systems, products, and services. The Preliminary Draft is available electronically from the NIST website at: https://www.nist.gov/privacy-framework.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-19303
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
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.
Proposed Voluntary Product Standard 1-09, Structural Plywood
Document Number: 2019-19302
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
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.
National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem
Document Number: 2019-18666
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to provide products and technical expertise to support and demonstrate security platforms for the Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem for the healthcare sector use case. This notice is the initial step for the NCCoE in collaborating with technology companies to address cybersecurity challenges identified under the healthcare sector program. Participation in the use case is open to all interested organizations.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Team Leader Consensus and Site Visit Information Collections
Document Number: 2019-16883
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; NIST Invention Disclosure and Inventor Information Collection
Document Number: 2019-16882
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2019-16235
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners' scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed.
National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16234
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open in-person meeting on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of the NCST technical investigation to study building failures and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster- failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/adviso ry- committee.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-16142
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Open Meeting of the Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-15402
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB) will meet Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, and Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. All sessions will be open to the public.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-14850
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Conference on Weights and Measures 104th Annual Meeting
Document Number: 2019-13375
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The 104th Annual Meeting of the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from Sunday, July 14, 2019, through Thursday, July 18, 2019. This notice contains information about significant items on the NCWM Committee agendas but does not include all agenda items. As a result, the items are not consecutively numbered.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12567
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-12554
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board
Document Number: 2019-11928
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces that the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board will hold an open meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
Artificial Intelligence Standards
Document Number: 2019-11550
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) extends the period for submitting written comments on the request for information (RFI) entitled ``Artificial Intelligence Standards,'' published on May 1, 2019. The public comment period was originally scheduled to close on May 31, 2019; the public comment period is extended to now close on June 10, 2019. NIST is taking this action to provide additional time to submit comments in response to multiple requests from interested parties to extend the original deadline.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-11454
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2019-11091
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 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 2018 judging process; and the 2019 Award process.
Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
Document Number: 2019-10729
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 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 2018 judging process; and the 2019 Award process.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NIST Associates Information System
Document Number: 2019-09458
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Drafting the NIST Privacy Framework: Workshop #2
Document Number: 2019-09056
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be hosting the second in a series of public workshops on the development of the Privacy Framework: An Enterprise Risk Management Tool (``Privacy Framework'') on May 13-14, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. In this two-day event, attendees will have an opportunity to actively engage in facilitated discussions to advance the development of the Privacy Framework. NIST will release a discussion draft of the Privacy Framework prior to the workshop, and will use the breakout sessions at the workshop to inform revisions to the discussion draft.
Artificial Intelligence Standards
Document Number: 2019-08818
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The February 11, 2019, Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI) directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to create a plan for Federal engagement in the development of technical standards and related tools in support of reliable, robust, and trustworthy systems that use AI technologies (Plan). This notice requests information to help NIST understand the current state, plans, challenges, and opportunities regarding the development and availability of AI technical standards and related tools, as well as priority areas for federal involvement in AI standards-related activities. To assist in developing the Plan, NIST will consult with Federal agencies, the private sector, academia, non-governmental entities, and other stakeholders with interest in and expertise relating to AI.
Announcing Issuance of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules
Document Number: 2019-08817
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
This notice announces the Secretary of Commerce's issuance of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-3, Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules. FIPS 140-3 includes references to existing International Organization for Standardization/ International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 19790:2012(E) Information technologySecurity techniquesSecurity requirements for cryptographic modules and ISO/IEC 24759:2017(E) Information technologySecurity techniquesTest requirements for cryptographic modules. As permitted by the standards, the NIST Special Publication (SP) series 800-140 will specify updates, replacements, or additions to the currently cited ISO/IEC standard as necessary.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Analysis of Exoskeleton-Use for Enhancing Human Performance Data Collection
Document Number: 2019-08816
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology
Document Number: 2019-07859
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT or Committee) will meet on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, and Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07858
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Grid Advisory Committee (SGAC or Committee) will meet in open session on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time and Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to discuss the draft NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 4.0 and provide updates on NIST Smart Grid activities, and the intersections with Cyber-Physical Systems program activities. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the Smart Grid website at http://www.nist.gov/ smartgrid.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07407
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Alternative Personnel Management System (APMS) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Document Number: 2019-07155
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
This notice announces changes to the existing provisions of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Alternative Personnel Management System (APMS) published October 21, 1997 (62 FR 54604), and August 13, 2012 (77 FR 48128). NIST is modifying its current APMS direct-hire authority to include positions in the General Engineering, 801 series; General Physical Science, 1301 series; and Information Technology Management, 2210 series at the Pay Band III and above.
Request for Nominations for Members To Serve on National Institute of Standards and Technology Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2019-07100
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST or Institute) invites and requests nomination of individuals for appointment to eight existing Federal Advisory Committees (Committees): Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award; Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board; Manufacturing Extension Partnership Advisory Board; National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee; Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction; NIST Smart Grid Advisory Committee; and Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. NIST will consider nominations received in response to this notice for appointment to the Committees, in addition to nominations already received. Registered Federal lobbyists may not serve on NIST Federal Advisory Committees in an individual capacity.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07098
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) will hold an open meeting on Tuesday August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Application (MBNQA)
Document Number: 2019-06649
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
Document Number: 2019-06042
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) will hold an open meeting on Tuesday April 30, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time and Wednesday, May 1, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
Proposed Voluntary Product Standard 20-15, American Softwood Lumber Standard
Document Number: 2019-06041
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting public comment on a proposed revision to Voluntary Product Standard (PS) 20-15, American Softwood Lumber Standard. This standard, prepared by the American Lumber Standard Committee, serves the procurement and regulatory needs of numerous federal, state, and local government agencies by providing for uniform, industry-wide grade- marking and inspection requirements for softwood lumber. The implementation of the standard also allows for uniform labeling and auditing of treated wood and wood packaging materials. As part of a five-year review process, NIST is seeking public comment and invites interested parties to review the revised standard and submit comments.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NIST Generic Clearance for Program Evaluation Data Collections
Document Number: 2019-03894
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.