Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare and Release 2012 Annual Report to Congress, 43662-43663 [2012-18138]

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[FR Doc. 2012–18061 Filed 7–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–37–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare and Release 2012 Annual Report to Congress Advisory Committee: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open meetings. Notice is hereby given of meetings of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis C. Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission will meet in Washington, DC as follows: (1) ReviewEdit 2012 Annual Report to Congress— August 1–2, September 12–13, October 11–12, and October 23–24, and (2) Official Public Release of Commission’s Annual Report—November 14, 2012. 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 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 * * *’’ SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Purpose of Meetings United States Mint Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will meet in Washington, DC on August 1–2, September 12–13, October 11–12, and October 23–24, 2012 to consider drafts of material for its 2012 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 14, 2012. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Price for the 2012 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin United States Mint, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The United States Mint is lowering the price of the 2012 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin. The product will now be offered for sale at a price of $54.95. SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Jul 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The report review-editing sessions are for members of the Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the Commission’s 2012 Annual Report for submission to Congress. The Commission is 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 2012 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, August 1, 2012 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) • Thursday, August 2, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) • Wednesday and Thursday, September 12–13, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) • Thursday and Friday, October 11– 12, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) • Tuesday and Wednesday, October 23–24, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) • Wednesday, November 14, 2012— 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 www.uscc.gov. ADDRESSES: All report review-editing sessions will be held in The Hall of the States (North Bldg.) in Conference Room 231 (2nd floor) located at 444 North Capitol Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. The location for the Official Press Conference to release the final Annual Report to the public will be E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 25, 2012 / Notices announced on the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov in October 2012. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 25, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-18138]


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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare and Release 2012 Annual Report 
to Congress

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

ACTION: Notice of open meetings.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of meetings of the U.S.-China Economic 
and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Dennis C. Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission will meet in Washington, DC as follows: (1) Review-
Edit 2012 Annual Report to Congress--August 1-2, September 12-13, 
October 11-12, and October 23-24, and (2) Official Public Release of 
Commission's Annual Report--November 14, 2012.
    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 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 1-2, September 12-13, October 11-12, and October 23-24, 
2012 to consider drafts of material for its 2012 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 14, 2012.
    The report review-editing sessions are for members of the 
Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the 
Commission's 2012 Annual Report for submission to Congress. The 
Commission is 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 2012 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, August 1, 2012 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
     Thursday, August 2, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
     Wednesday and Thursday, September 12-13, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.)
     Thursday and Friday, October 11-12, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.)
     Tuesday and Wednesday, October 23-24, 2012 (9 a.m. to 5 
p.m.)
     Wednesday, November 14, 2012--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 www.uscc.gov.

ADDRESSES: All report review-editing sessions will be held in The Hall 
of the States (North Bldg.) in Conference Room 231 (2nd floor) located 
at 444 North Capitol Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. The location for 
the Official Press Conference to release the final Annual Report to the 
public will be

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announced on the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov in October 2012.
    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: Gavin Williams, USCC Staff Assistant, 
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol 
Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; Phone: (202) 624-1407; 
Email: gwilliams@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 Public Law 109-108 
(November 22, 2005).

    Dated: July 17, 2012.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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