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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 66 / Friday, April 4, 2008 / Notices Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22. Estimated Number of Responses: 22. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Burden: 11 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: March 31, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–6972 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of Open Public Hearing—April 24–25 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana. AGENCY: ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Larry 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 national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations, where appropriate, to Congress for legislative and administrative action. Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in New Orleans, Louisiana. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:24 Apr 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 Background This event is the fourth in a series of public hearings the Commission will hold during its 2008 report cycle to collect input from leading experts in government, business, industry, academia 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 April 24– 25 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary on the safety and trade issues related to imported seafood from China. This hearing will address the U.S. government and seafood industry perspectives, as well as the health and safety risks associated with Chinese seafood imports, and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Slane. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web Site http//www.uscc.gov. Purpose of Hearing The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its mandate by examining the effects on the U.S. fishing industry of imported seafood from China and the resulting health and safety risks associated with Chinese seafood imports. The hearing will also highlight how such factors negatively or positively affect U.S. companies, investors, and workers. 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 April 24, 2008, by mailing to the contact below. The hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on April 24 and a morning session on April 25 where Commissioners will take testimony from invited witnesses. There will be a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Public participation is invited during the open-microphone session for public comment at the conclusion of the PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18609 afternoon session on April 24. Sign-up for open-microphone session will take place in the morning of April 24 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and will be on first come, first served basis. Each individual or group making an oral presentation will be limited to a total of 5 minutes. Because of time constraints, parties with common interests are encouraged to designate a single speaker to represent their views. Thursday, April 24, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Friday, April 25, 2008, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site http:// www.uscc.gov in the near future. DATE AND TIME: The hearing will be held at the Pan American Life Conference and Media Center, Orleans Room located on the 11th floor in the Pan American Building at 601 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first serve basis. Advance reservations are not required. ADDRESSES: 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 email at kmichels@uscc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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), and Public Law 110– 161 (December 26, 2007). Dated: April 1, 2008. Kathleen J. Michels, Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. E8–7014 Filed 4–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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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--April 24-25 2008, New Orleans, 
Louisiana.

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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 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 national security 
implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic 
relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of 
China, and to provide recommendations, where appropriate, to Congress 
for legislative and administrative action.
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Background

    This event is the fourth in a series of public hearings the 
Commission will hold during its 2008 report cycle to collect input from 
leading experts in government, business, industry, academia 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 April 24-25 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary 
on the safety and trade issues related to imported seafood from China. 
This hearing will address the U.S. government and seafood industry 
perspectives, as well as the health and safety risks associated with 
Chinese seafood imports, and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman 
Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Slane.
    Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past 
Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web Site http//
www.uscc.gov.

Purpose of Hearing

    The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its 
mandate by examining the effects on the U.S. fishing industry of 
imported seafood from China and the resulting health and safety risks 
associated with Chinese seafood imports. The hearing will also 
highlight how such factors negatively or positively affect U.S. 
companies, investors, and workers.
    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 April 24, 2008, by mailing to the contact 
below.
    The hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and 
one in the afternoon, on April 24 and a morning session on April 25 
where Commissioners will take testimony from invited witnesses. There 
will be a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the 
witnesses. Public participation is invited during the open-microphone 
session for public comment at the conclusion of the afternoon session 
on April 24. Sign-up for open-microphone session will take place in the 
morning of April 24 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and will be on first come, 
first served basis. Each individual or group making an oral 
presentation will be limited to a total of 5 minutes. Because of time 
constraints, parties with common interests are encouraged to designate 
a single speaker to represent their views.

DATE AND TIME:  Thursday, April 24, 2008, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and 
Friday, April 25, 2008, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A 
detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web 
site http://www.uscc.gov in the near future.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the Pan American Life Conference 
and Media Center, Orleans Room located on the 11th floor in the Pan 
American Building at 601 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. 
Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first 
serve 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 email 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), and Public Law 110-161 
(December 26, 2007).

     Dated: April 1, 2008.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
 [FR Doc. E8-7014 Filed 4-3-08; 8:45 am]
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