Notice is hereby given that, on December 17, 2003, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Southwest Research Institute (“SwRI”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in planned activities and in its membership. 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 Specifically, Baldwin Filters, Kearney, NE has withdrawn as a party to this venture, and the period of performance has been extended to December 31, 2003.
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 Southwest Research Institute (“SwRI”) intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On September 23, 2002, Southwest Research Institute (“SwRI”) 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 November 6, 2002 (67 FR 67650).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-1159 Filed 1-20-04; 8:45 am]
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