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Week of October 28 - November 03, 2013

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October 28, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Gregory Rea Participating in the ASTM D10.32 Task Group Meeting Teleconference

Gregory K. Rea, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, will be participating in the ASTM D10.32 Task Group Meeting for WK41534 Consumer Products teleconference to discuss standard development for flow control devices.  This web/teleconference was requested by ASTM.  To obtain call-in information, please contact Diane Trinsey of ASTM at (610) 832-9661 or dtrinsey@astm.org.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/18/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/21/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 30, 2013
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Bethesda, MD

Commission Meeting

Briefing: Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Plan

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hearing Room 420

Matter To Be Considered:

Briefing:  Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Plan

Sunshine Act Meeting Notice on the FY 2014 Operating Plan

Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Plan and Staff Briefing Packages 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 30, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Meeting

Anna Luo Participating in a Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Task Group Teleconference

Anna Luo, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, will be participating in a Underwriters Laboratories (UL) 1026 Task Group teleconference to discuss possible solutions to slow cooker and rice cooker cord-pull incidents, 10 AM ET.  The meeting was requested by UL.  For additional information, contact Anna Luo, (301) 987-2010. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/22/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/23/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 30, 2013
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Rick McCallion Participating in an ASTM Workgroup for Adult Bed Rail Teleconference

Rick McCallion, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, and CPSC staff will be  participating in an ASTM workgroup to discuss standard development for Adult Bed Rails via teleconference; 10:00 a.m. The teleconference was requested by ASTM.  For additional information contact Rick McCallion, (301) 987-2222; e-mail: rmccallion@cpsc.gov. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/18/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/18/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 31, 2013
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Chairman Tenenbaum Meeting with YKK Corporation of America

Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, Anu Connor, Senior Legal Counsel, and Dottie Lee, Confidential Assistant, meeting with Jim Reed, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Counsel, YKK Corporation of America and Matt Howsare, Counsel, Mintz Levin, as part of an introduction and overview of YKK, and a brief discussion of how YKK is utilizing component part testing, and YKK’s comments to the proposed 1110 rule; 9:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, Room 724.  For additional information contact Dottie Lee, (301) 504-7198.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/25/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 31, 2013
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Buerkle Meeting with YKK Corporation of America

Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle, Nancy Lowery, Special Assistant, and Joe Martyak, Chief Counsel, meeting with YKK Corporation of America.  Commissioner Buerkle and staff meeting with Jim Reed, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Counsel at YKK Corporation of America and Matt Howsare, Of Counsel at Mintz Levin.  This meeting will include an introduction and overview of YKK, how YKK is utilizing component part testing, and brief discussion of YKK's comments to the proposed 1110 rule; 11:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 720.  The meeting was requested by Matt Howsare, Of Counsel Mintz Levin.  For additional information contact Katelyn Costello, Executive Assistant, (301) 504-7237.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/25/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

October 31, 2013
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

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Rockville, MD

Voluntary Standards Association Meeting

Perry Sharpless Participating in Gravity Task Group Conference Call

Perry Sharpless, Directorate for Laboratory Sciences/ Mechanical Division, and other Commission staff, will be participating in the ASTM Gravity 15.51 Consumer Products, Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems task group conference call at 1:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the ASTM Suction Limited Gravity Flow Systems standard. This meeting was requested by ASTM. To get call information, please contact Len Morrissey of ASTM at 610-832-9719 or lmorriss@astm.org. Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/23/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/25/13.

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial

November 01, 2013
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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Bethesda, MD

Meeting

Commissioner Adler Meeting with YKK Corporation of America

Commissioner Robert Adler, Jana Fong-Swamidoss, Counsel, and Jason Levine, Counsel to Commissioner Adler, meeting with Jim Reed, Sr. Vice President and Chief Counsel, YKK Corporation of America and Matt Howsare, Of Counsel, Mintz Levin, for an introductory meeting to discuss YKK in general and how it utilizes component part test.  The meeting will also include a brief discussion of YKK’s comments on the proposed 1110 rule; 10:30 a.m., Bethesda Towers, room 725.  The meeting was requested by Matt Howsare of Mintz Levin.  For additional information contact Ophelia McCardell, (301) 504-7731.  Transmitted to the Office of the Secretary 10/25/13.  Posted in the Public Calendar 10/25/13. 

  • Status:Open to the Public
  • Substantial