Notice is hereby given that, on June 29, 2000, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium (“ALABC”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. 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, Acumuladores Autosil, S.A., Paco de Arcos, Portugal; BHP Cannington, Townsville, Queensland, Australia; Eco-Bat SPA, Paderno Dugnano, Italy; Ford Motor Co., Think Technologies, Dearborn, MI; H.J. Enthoven & Sons, Matlock, Derbyshire, England; Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, WI; and STCM, Bazoches—Les Gallerades, France 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 ALABC intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On June 15, 1992, ALABC 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 July 29, 1992 (57 FR 33522).
The last notification was filed with the Department on April 3, 2000. A notice has not yet been published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 00-20314 Filed 8-10-00; 8:45 am]
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