Notice is hereby given that, on October 1, 2002, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Portland Cement Association 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, National Cement Company, Inc., Encino, CA; National Cement Company of Alabama, Inc., Birmingham, AL; and National Cement Company of California, Inc., Encino, CA have been added as parties to this venture. Also, FMSC Group Inc., Bethlehem, PA (an Associate Member) has been dropped as a party 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 Portland Cement Association intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On January 7, 1985, Portland Cement Association 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 February 5, 1985 (50 FR 5015).
The last notification was filed with the Department on July 22, 2002. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on August 13, 2002 (67 FR 52745).Start Signature
Constance K. Robinson,
Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 02-28139 Filed 11-5-02; 8:45 am]
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