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Jenkins at 1–888–912–1227 (toll-free), or 718–488–2085 (non tollfree). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Earned Income Tax Credit Issue Committee will be held Tuesday, August 8, 2006 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET via a telephone conference call. The public is invited to make oral comments. Individual comments will be limited to 5 minutes. For information or to confirm attendance, notification of intent to attend the meeting must be made with Audrey Y. Jenkins. Ms. Jenkins may be reached at 1–888–912– 1227 or (718) 488–2085, send written comments to Audrey Y. Jenkins, TAP Office, 10 MetroTech Center, 625 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made in advance. The agenda will include various IRS issues. Sfmt 4703 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. 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Background rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES_1 This event is the seventh 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 August 3– 4 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary about issues connected to China’s global diplomatic activities and strategies and the country’s energy security. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:44 Jul 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http:// www.uscc.gov. The August 3 hearing will address ‘‘China’s Role in the World: Is China a Responsible Stakeholder?’’ and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Blumenthal. The August 4 hearing will address ‘‘China’s Energy Security’’ and will be Co-chaired by Commissioners Michael Wessel and Daniel Blumenthal. Purpose of Hearing The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its mandate by identifying and assessing the impact of China’s global diplomacy on U.S. national interests, evaluating its participation in international organizations, such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, examining its relationships with countries of concern, and reviewing China’s energy demands and policies, including its strategies for oil acquisition and activities of international cooperation designed to improve energy efficiency. Invited witnesses include congressional members, administration officials, and academic experts, and research fellows. 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 August 3, 2006, by mailing to the contact below. 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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

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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).'' In 
addition, the Commission must examine ``The effect of the large and 
growing economy of the People's Republic of China on world energy 
supplies and the role the United States can play (including joint 
research and development efforts and technological assistance), in 
influencing the energy policy of the People's Republic of China.''
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in Washington, DC on August 3-4, 2006.

Background

    This event is the seventh 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 August 3-4 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary 
about issues connected to China's global diplomatic activities and 
strategies and the country's energy security. 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 August 3 hearing will address ``China's Role in the World: Is 
China a Responsible Stakeholder?'' and will be Co-chaired by Vice 
Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Blumenthal. The 
August 4 hearing will address ``China's Energy Security'' and will be 
Co-chaired by Commissioners Michael Wessel and Daniel Blumenthal.

Purpose of Hearing

    The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its 
mandate by identifying and assessing the impact of China's global 
diplomacy on U.S. national interests, evaluating its participation in 
international organizations, such as the Shanghai Cooperation 
Organization, examining its relationships with countries of concern, 
and reviewing China's energy demands and policies, including its 
strategies for oil acquisition and activities of international 
cooperation designed to improve energy efficiency. Invited witnesses 
include congressional members, administration officials, and academic 
experts, and research fellows.
    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 August 3, 2006, by mailing to the contact 
below.
    Date and Time: Thursday, August 3, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 5 pm, and 
Friday, August 4, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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 in Room 385, Russell Senate Office 
Building. 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 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by Pub. L. 
109-108 (November 22, 2005).

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