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The mandate specifically charges the Commission to investigate ‘‘the degree of non-compliance by the People’s Republic of China with agreements between the United States and the People’s Republic of China on * * * intellectual property rights.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on June 7–8, 2006. Background This event is the fifth 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 June 7–8 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary about issues connected to China’s intellectual property rights policies and implementation. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov. This hearing will address ‘‘China’s Enforcement of IPR; Movement of Counterfeited and Pirated Goods Into the U.S. and their Dangers’’ and will be Co-chaired by Commissioners C. Richard D’Amato and Kerri Houston. Purpose of Hearing The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its mandate by assessing China’s compliance with its World Trade Organization accession E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 29394 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 98 / Monday, May 22, 2006 / Notices cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES agreement on intellectual property rights, examining how China’s policies are affecting U.S. national security, and entertainment, recording, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, and identifying how the U.S. government can improve the current level of intellectual property rights protection. 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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 the U.S.-China economic and 
security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission 
to investigate ``the degree of non-compliance by the People's Republic 
of China with agreements between the United States and the People's 
Republic of China on * * * intellectual property rights.''
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in Washington, DC on June 7-8, 2006.

Background

    This event is the fifth 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 June 7-8 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary 
about issues connected to China's intellectual property rights policies 
and implementation. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as 
transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC 
Web site http://www.uscc.gov.
    This hearing will address ``China's Enforcement of IPR; Movement of 
Counterfeited and Pirated Goods Into the U.S. and their Dangers'' and 
will be Co-chaired by Commissioners C. Richard D'Amato and Kerri 
Houston.

Purpose of Hearing

    The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its 
mandate by assessing China's compliance with its World Trade 
Organization accession

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agreement on intellectual property rights, examining how China's 
policies are affecting U.S. national security, and entertainment, 
recording, pharmaceutical and automotive industries, and identifying 
how the U.S. government can improve the current level of intellectual 
property rights protection.
    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 June 8, 2006, by mailing to the contact 
below.
    Date and Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 
Thursday, June 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A 
detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web 
Site at www.uscc.gov in the near future.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 385 Russell 
Senate Office Building located at Delaware & Constitution Avenues, NE., 
Washington, DC 20510. 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 
(Public Law 106-398 as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Public Law 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: May 17, 2006.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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