Notice is hereby given that, on September 6, 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 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 for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, since April 22, 2019, ASME has published eight new standards, added one consensus committee charter, revised one consensus committee charter, initiated nine new standards activities, and withdrawn two proposed standards from consideration within the general nature and scope of ASME's standards development activities, as specified in its original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 www.asme.org.
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 April 22, 2019. A notice was filed in the Federal Register on May 13, 2019 (84 FR 20908).
Chief, Premerger and Division Statistics Unit Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 2019-24484 Filed 11-8-19; 8:45 am]
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