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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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Notice is hereby given that, on April 22, 2019, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (“ASME”) 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 Start Printed Page 20909for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, since September 4, 2018, ASME has published two new standards, added one consensus committee charter, and initiated five new standards activities within the general nature and scope of ASME's standards development activities, as specified in its original notification. More detail regarding these changes can be found at

On September 15, 2004, ASME 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 October 13, 2004 (69 FR 60895).

The last notification with the Attorney General was filed on January 28, 2019. A notice was filed in the Federal Register on February 12, 2019 (84 FR 3492).

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Suzanne Morris,

Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 2019-09702 Filed 5-10-19; 8:45 am]