Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare Report to Congress, 43978-43979 [E8-17299]

Download as PDF 43978 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 29, 2008 / Notices Clearance Officer: Wesley Powe (202) 874–7662, Financial Management Service, Room 135, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt (202) 395–7316, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Robert B. Dahl, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–17351 Filed 7–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990–EZ; Correction Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Correction to notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to a notice and request for comments, that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 (73 FR 39089) inviting the general public and other Federal Agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) and as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden by the Department of the Treasury. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 990–EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the forms and instructions should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown, (202) 622–6688, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Background The notice and request for comments that is the subject of the corrections is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Need for Correction As published, the notice and request for comments for Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 990–EZ contains errors that may prove to be VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:17 Jul 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 misleading and are in need of clarification. Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Correction of Publication FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cassandra McConnell, Director, Consumer and Community Affairs, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; (202) 906–5750. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) has determined that the establishment of the Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee is necessary and in the public interest. The Committee is established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, § 9 (c). The Committee will advise OTS on ways to meet the goals established by section 308 of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), Public Law 101–73, Title III, 103 Stat. 353, 12 U.S.C.A. § 1463 note. The goals of section 308 are to preserve the present number of minority institutions, preserve the minority character of minority-owned institutions in cases involving mergers or acquisitions, provide technical assistance, and encourage the creation of new minority institutions.The Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee will help OTS meet those goals by providing informed advice and recommendations regarding a range of issues involving minority depository institutions. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for Committee membership. 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On page 39089, column 3, under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: line 3 of the paragraph under ‘‘Current Actions:’’, the language ‘‘Schedules A, C, E, G, L and N of the’’ is corrected to read ‘‘Schedules A, B, C, E, G, L and N of the’’. LaNita Van Dyke, Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration). [FR Doc. E8–17253 Filed 7–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision [No. OTS–2008–0009] OTS Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee Office of Thrift Supervision, Treasury (OTS). ACTION: Notice of intent to establish; request for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision has determined that the establishment of a Minority Depository Institutions Advisory Committee is necessary and in the public interest in order to preserve minority institutions and encourage their creation. 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E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 146 / Tuesday, July 29, 2008 / Notices Notice of open meetings to prepare 2008 Annual Report to Congress—August 14, 2008, September 24–25, 2008, October 6–7, 2008 and October 20–22, 2008 in Washington, DC. ACTION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of meetings 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 U.S.-China economic and security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission to prepare a report to the Congress ‘‘regarding the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China [that] shall include a full analysis, along with conclusions and recommendations for legislative and administrative actions * * *’’ Purpose of Meetings: Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will meet in Washington, DC on August 14, September 24–25, October 6–7, and October 20–22, 2008, to consider the first and later rounds of drafts of material for its 2008 Annual Report to Congress that have been prepared for its consideration by the Commission staff, and to make modifications to those drafts that Commission members believe are needed. Topics to be Discussed: The Commissioners will be considering draft Report sections addressing the following topics: • The United States-China trade and economic relationship, including the VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:12 Jul 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 relationship’s current status; significant changes during 2008; the control of China’s economy by its government, and the effect of that control on the United States. • The implications of China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund; seafood imports from China into Louisiana and the U.S. Gulf Coast; and R&D activities in China and resulting technology transfers to China for the U.S. economy and security. • China’s Activities Directly Affecting U.S. Security Interests, including China’s proliferation policies and practices and China’s space and cyber activities. • China’s Energy and Environmental Policies and Activities, including bilateral and multilateral energy and environment agreements; and China’s efforts pertaining to climate change. • China’s Foreign and Regional Activities and Relationships in East Asia including those pertaining to Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea, and to its own special administrative region of Hong Kong. • China’s Media and Information Controls • China’s Compliance with the U.S.China Memorandum of Understanding on China’s Use of Prison Labor Dates and Times (Eastern Daylight Time) —Thursday, August 14, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) —Wednesday, September 24, 2008 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) —Thursday, September 25, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.); —Monday and Tuesday, October 6–7, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.); PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43979 —Monday, October 20, 2008 (12 p.m. to 4 p.m.) —Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21– 22, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held in Conference Room 333 (3rd floor), except the meeting on September 25 will be held in Conference Room 231 (2nd floor), of The Hall of the States located at 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001. Public seating is limited, and will be available on a ‘‘firstcome, first-served’’ basis. Advance reservations are not required. All participants must register at the front desk of the lobby. Required Accessibility Statement: The entirety of these Commission editorial and drafting meetings will be open to the public. The Commission may recess the public editorial/drafting meetings to address administrative issues in closed session. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Michels, Associate Director, U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone 202–624–1409; e-mail 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: July 23, 2008. Kathleen J. Michels, Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. E8–17299 Filed 7–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43978-43979]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-17299]


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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare Report to Congress

    Advisory Committee: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review 
Commission.

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ACTION: Notice of open meetings to prepare 2008 Annual Report to 
Congress--August 14, 2008, September 24-25, 2008, October 6-7, 2008 and 
October 20-22, 2008 in Washington, DC.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of meetings 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 U.S.-China economic and 
security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission 
to prepare a report to the Congress ``regarding the national security 
implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic 
relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of 
China [that] shall include a full analysis, along with conclusions and 
recommendations for legislative and administrative actions * * *''
    Purpose of Meetings: Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will 
meet in Washington, DC on August 14, September 24-25, October 6-7, and 
October 20-22, 2008, to consider the first and later rounds of drafts 
of material for its 2008 Annual Report to Congress that have been 
prepared for its consideration by the Commission staff, and to make 
modifications to those drafts that Commission members believe are 
needed.
    Topics to be Discussed: The Commissioners will be considering draft 
Report sections addressing the following topics:
     The United States-China trade and economic relationship, 
including the relationship's current status; significant changes during 
2008; the control of China's economy by its government, and the effect 
of that control on the United States.
     The implications of China's Sovereign Wealth Fund; seafood 
imports from China into Louisiana and the U.S. Gulf Coast; and R&D 
activities in China and resulting technology transfers to China for the 
U.S. economy and security.
     China's Activities Directly Affecting U.S. Security 
Interests, including China's proliferation policies and practices and 
China's space and cyber activities.
     China's Energy and Environmental Policies and Activities, 
including bilateral and multilateral energy and environment agreements; 
and China's efforts pertaining to climate change.
     China's Foreign and Regional Activities and Relationships 
in East Asia including those pertaining to Taiwan, Japan, and South 
Korea, and to its own special administrative region of Hong Kong.
     China's Media and Information Controls
     China's Compliance with the U.S.-China Memorandum of 
Understanding on China's Use of Prison Labor

Dates and Times (Eastern Daylight Time)

--Thursday, August 14, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
--Wednesday, September 24, 2008 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)
--Thursday, September 25, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.);
--Monday and Tuesday, October 6-7, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.);
--Monday, October 20, 2008 (12 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
--Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21-22, 2008 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held in Conference Room 333 (3rd 
floor), except the meeting on September 25 will be held in Conference 
Room 231 (2nd floor), of The Hall of the States located at 444 North 
Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001. Public seating is limited, 
and will be available on a ``first-come, first-served'' basis. Advance 
reservations are not required. All participants must register at the 
front desk of the lobby.
    Required Accessibility Statement: The entirety of these Commission 
editorial and drafting meetings will be open to the public. The 
Commission may recess the public editorial/drafting meetings to address 
administrative issues in closed session.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Michels, Associate Director, 
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol 
Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone 202-624-1409; e-mail 
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: July 23, 2008.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
 [FR Doc. E8-17299 Filed 7-28-08; 8:45 am]
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