Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare and Release 2011 Annual Report to Congress, 53717-53718 [2011-21984]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2011 / Notices notice of the decision will be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the authority indicated below. Comment closing date: September 28, 2011. Authority: (49 U.S.C. 30118, 30120: delegations of authority at CFR 1.50 and 501.8). Issued on: August 22, 2011. Claude H. Harris, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2011–21953 Filed 8–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 4)] Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting Surface Transportation Board. Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2). 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The mandate specifically charges the Commission to prepare a report to Congress ‘‘regarding the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 53718 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2011 / Notices Emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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 September 14–15, October 6–7, and October 17–18, 2011 to consider drafts of material for its 2011 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; and release the final annual report to the public on November 16, 2011. The report review-editing sessions are for members of the Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the Commission’s 2011 Annual Report for submission to Congress. The Commission was subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109–108). In accord with FACA’s requirement, meetings of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2011 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public. 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 its bilateral investment and the role of state-owned enterprises, intellectual VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Aug 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 property protection and its 5-year plan, technology transfers, and outsourcing. • China’s activities directly affecting U.S. national security interests, including its area control military strategy, space developments, and intelligence activities and capabilities. • China’s foreign and regional activities and relationships, including those pertaining to Taiwan and Hong Kong. • China’s foreign and national security policies. Dates and Times (Eastern Daylight Time): —Wednesday and Thursday, September 14–15, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) —Thursday and Friday, October 6–7, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) —Monday and Tuesday, October 17–18, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) —Wednesday, November 16, 2011— Official Press Conference to Release Final Report to the Public—Date, Time and Location will be announced in October on the Commission’s Web site at http://www.uscc.gov. ADDRESSES: All report review-editing sessions will be held in The Hall of the States (North Bldg.) located at 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001 as follows: —Wednesday and Thursday, September 14–15: Conference Room 231 (2nd floor) —Thursday, October 6: Conference Room 333 (3rd Floor) —Friday, October 7: Conference Room 231 (2nd Floor) —Monday and Tuesday, October 17–18: Conference Room 231 (2nd floor) —Wednesday, November 16: Official Press Conference to Release Final Report to Public: Location will be announced on the Commission’s PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Website at http://www.uscc.gov in October. Public seating is limited and will be available on a ‘‘first-come, first-served’’ basis. Advanced 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 sessions to address administrative issues in closed session. The open meetings will also be adjourned in the noon vicinity for a lunch break. At the beginning of the lunch break, the Chairman will announce the reconvening time for the Annual Report review and editing session so members of the public will know when they may return if they wish to do so. 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 (Pub. L. 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: August 23, 2011. Kathleen J. 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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare and Release 2011 Annual Report 
to Congress

    Advisory Committee: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review 
Commission.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of meetings of the U.S.-China Economic 
and Security Review Commission.
    Name: William A. Reinsch, 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 Congress ``regarding the national security 
implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic 
relationship between the

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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 September 14-15, October 6-7, and October 17-
18, 2011 to consider drafts of material for its 2011 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; and release the final annual 
report to the public on November 16, 2011.
    The report review-editing sessions are for members of the 
Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the 
Commission's 2011 Annual Report for submission to Congress. The 
Commission was subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 
with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 
22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109-108). In accord with FACA's requirement, meetings 
of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and 
recommendations of its 2011 Annual Report to Congress are open to the 
public.
    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 its bilateral investment and the role of state-owned 
enterprises, intellectual property protection and its 5-year plan, 
technology transfers, and outsourcing.
     China's activities directly affecting U.S. national 
security interests, including its area control military strategy, space 
developments, and intelligence activities and capabilities.
     China's foreign and regional activities and relationships, 
including those pertaining to Taiwan and Hong Kong.
     China's foreign and national security policies.
    Dates and Times (Eastern Daylight Time):

--Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
--Thursday and Friday, October 6-7, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
--Monday and Tuesday, October 17-18, 2011 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
--Wednesday, November 16, 2011--Official Press Conference to Release 
Final Report to the Public--Date, Time and Location will be announced 
in October on the Commission's Web site at http://www.uscc.gov.

ADDRESSES: All report review-editing sessions will be held in The Hall 
of the States (North Bldg.) located at 444 North Capitol Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20001 as follows:

--Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15: Conference Room 231 (2nd 
floor)
--Thursday, October 6: Conference Room 333 (3rd Floor)
--Friday, October 7: Conference Room 231 (2nd Floor)
--Monday and Tuesday, October 17-18: Conference Room 231 (2nd floor)
--Wednesday, November 16: Official Press Conference to Release Final 
Report to Public: Location will be announced on the Commission's 
Website at http://www.uscc.gov in October.

    Public seating is limited and will be available on a ``first-come, 
first-served'' basis. Advanced 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 sessions to address 
administrative issues in closed session. The open meetings will also be 
adjourned in the noon vicinity for a lunch break. At the beginning of 
the lunch break, the Chairman will announce the reconvening time for 
the Annual Report review and editing session so members of the public 
will know when they may return if they wish to do so.

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 
(Pub. L. 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: August 23, 2011.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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