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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 39 (Tuesday, February 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Larry M. Wortzel, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, 
evaluate and report to Congress annually on ``regional economic and 
security impacts.'' The mandate specifically charges the Commission to 
evaluate ``The triangular economic and security relationship among the 
United States, Taipei and the People's Republic of China (including the 
military modernization and force deployments of the People's Republic 
of China aimed at Taipei).'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission 
will be holding a public hearing in Washington, DC on March 16-17, 
2006.

Background

    This event is the third in a series of public hearings the 
Commission will hold during its 2006 report cycle to collect input from 
leading experts in academia, business, industry, government and the 
public on the impact of the economic and national security implications 
of the U.S. growing bilateral trade and economic relationship with 
China. The March 16-17 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary 
about issues connected to China's military modernization efforts and 
export control issues. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as 
transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC 
Web site http://www.uscc.gov.
    The March 16 hearing will address ``China's Military 
Modernization'' and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn 
Bartholomew and Commissioner Thomas Donnelly. The March 17 hearing will 
address ``Export Control Issues'' and will be Co-chaired by 
Commissioners Fred Thompson and William A. Reinsch.

Purpose of Hearing

    The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its 
mandate by identifying and assessing the key military modernization 
efforts being undertaken by China, evaluating the modernization of 
China's defense industries, assessing the quality and quantity of 
military assistance China is receiving from foreign sources, and 
reviewing and evaluating the efficacy of U.S. and European export 
controls on the transfer of military equipment and dual-use 
technologies to China. Invited witnesses include congressional members, 
administration officials, and U.S. industry representatives.
    Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the 
Commission's Web site http://www.uscc.gov. Any interested party may 
file a written statement by March 17, 2006, by mailing to the contact 
below.
    Date and Time: Thursday, March 16, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 4 pm, and 
Friday, March 17, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to Noon Eastern Standard Time. A 
detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web 
site at http://www.uscc.gov in the near future.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill (the exact location 
will be announced soon). Public seating is limited to about 50 people 
on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not 
required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy 
Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, 
Washington, DC 20001; phone 202-624-1409, or via e-mail at 
kmichels@uscc.gov.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398 as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: February 22, 2006.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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