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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-ASTM International Standards

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Notice is hereby given that, on September 12, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), ASTM International (“ASTM”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing additions or changes to its standards development activities. 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, ASTM has provided an updated list of current, ongoing ASTM standards activities originating between May 2016 and September 2016 designated as Work Items. A complete list of ASTM Work Items, along with a description of each, is available at http://www.astm.org.

On September 15, 2004, ASTM 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 10, 2004 (69 FR 65226).

The last notification with the Attorney General was filed on May 18, 2016. A notice was filed in the Federal Register on June 21, 2016 (81 FR 40352).

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Patricia A. Brink,

Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 2016-27405 Filed 11-14-16; 8:45 am]

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