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Download as PDF 68502 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 220 / Thursday, November 14, 2013 / Notices TKELleY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Chemicals) Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public meeting when developing the U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The PHMSA Session will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; while the OSHA Session will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DOT Headquarters, West Building, Conference Room 7, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for this meeting by completing the form at http:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international. Attendees may preregister for the morning PHMSA session, the afternoon OSHA session, or both sessions of the meeting. Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the building. Participants attending in person are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the building. Conference call-in and ‘‘live meeting’’ capability will be provided for this meeting. Specific information on call-in and live meeting access will be posted when available at http:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international and at http:// www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vincent Babich or Kevin Leary, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, International Standards, Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–8553. You may also contact Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals, OSHA Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3178, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–1950. Copies of this Federal Register notice can be obtained as follows: Electronic copies are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This Federal Register notice, as well as other relevant information, is available also on the OSHA Web page at http:// www.osha.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. PHMSA Public Meeting (November 19, 2013; 9:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon) The primary purpose of this meeting will be to prepare for the 44th session of the UNSCOE TDG. The 44th session of the UNSCOE TDG is the second of four meetings scheduled for the 2013– 2014 biennium. The UNSCOE will consider proposals for the 19th Revised VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Nov 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations which will be implemented within relevant domestic, regional, and international regulations from January 1, 2017. Copies of working documents, informal documents, and the meeting agenda may be obtained from the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at http://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc3/c3age.html. General topics on the agenda for the UNSCOE TDG meeting include: • Listing, classification and packing • Electric storage systems • Transport of gases • Miscellaneous proposals of amendments to the Model Regulations • Electronic data interchange for documentation purposes • Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) • Global harmonization of transport of dangerous goods regulations • Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Following the 44th session of the UNSCOE TDG, a copy of the SubCommittee’s report will be available at the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at http://www.unece.org/trans/ main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3rep.html. PHMSA’s site at http:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international provides additional information regarding the UNSCOE TDG and related matters. II. OSHA Public Meeting (November 19, 2013; 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.) OSHA is hosting an open informal public meeting of the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group to provide interested groups and individuals with an update on GHS-related issues and an opportunity to express their views orally and in writing for consideration in developing U.S. Government positions for the upcoming UNSCEGHS meeting. Interested stakeholders may also provide input on issues related to OSHA’s activities in the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) at the meeting. The public is invited to attend and is requested to pre-register for the meeting by following the instructions provided in the Registration section of this notice. General topics on the agenda include: • Review of Working papers • Working Group updates • Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Update Information on the work of the UNSCEGHS including meeting agendas, reports, and documents from previous PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sessions, can be found on the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Transport Division Web site located at the following web address: http://www.unece.org/trans/ welcome.html. The UNSCEGHS bases its decisions on Working Papers. The Working Papers for the 26th session of the UNSCEGHS are located at http:// www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc4/c42013.html. Informal Papers submitted to the UNSCEGHS provide information for the subcommittee and are used either as a mechanism to provide information to the subcommittee or as the basis for future Working Papers. Informal Papers for the 26th session of the UNSCEGHS are located at http://www.unece.org/ trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c4inf26.html. III. Authority and Signature Magdy El-Sibaie, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety directed the preparation of this notice. Signed at Washington, DC, on November 7, 2013. Magdy El-Sibaie, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety. David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, authorized the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by the Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912, Jan. 25, 2012). Signed at Washington, DC, on October 29, 2013. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2013–27235 Filed 11–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60– 4510–26–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Meeting U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of Official Public Release of the Commission’s 2013 Annual Report to Congress on November 20, 2013. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 220 / Thursday, November 14, 2013 / Notices 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 hold an official public conference in Washington, DC to release the 2013 Annual Report on November 20, 2013. 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 (Public Law 109– 108). In accord with FACA, meetings of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2013 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public. TKELleY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Topics To Be Discussed The Commission’s 2013 Annual Report contains the following chapters and sections: • Executive Summary Æ Key Recommendations for Congress • Introduction • Chapter 1: The U.S.-China Trade and Economic Relationship Æ Section 1: Trade and Economics Year in Review Æ Section 2: Trends in Chinese Investment in the United States Æ Section 3: Governance and Accountability in China’s Financial System Æ Section 4: China’s Agriculture Policy, Food Regulation, and the U.S.-China Agriculture Trade Æ Recommendations • Chapter 2: China’s Impact on U.S. Security Interests Æ Section 1: Military and Security Year in Review Æ Section 2: China’s Cyber Activities Æ Section 3: China’s Maritime Dispute Æ Recommendations • Chapter 3: China in Asia Æ Section 1: China and the Middle East and North Africa Æ Section 2: Taiwan Æ Section 3: Macau and Hong Kong Æ Recommendations VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Nov 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Dates, Times, and Room Locations (Eastern Daylight Time) • Wednesday, November 20, 2013 (9:00 a.m.)—Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2212 ADDRESSES: The Commission’s official public conference to release the 2013 Annual Report will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2212. 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 event table. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reed Eckhold, Congressional Liaison and Director of Communications, U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; Phone: (202) 624–1496; Email: reckhold@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: November 7, 2013. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–27189 Filed 11–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans will meet on December 9–11, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. On December 9–10, the sessions will be in room 230 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on December 11 in room 730 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. The purposes of the Committee are to: Advise the Secretary on the administration of VA benefits and services to minority Veterans; assess the needs of minority Veterans; and evaluate whether VA compensation, medical and rehabilitation services, outreach, and other programs are meeting those needs. The Committee PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68503 makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On December 9, the Committee will receive briefings and updates from the Center for Minority Veterans, Office of Health Equity, Office of Rural Health, Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR), and Veterans Benefits Administration. On December 10, the Committee will receive briefings and updates on the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Center for Women Veterans, Veteran Employment Services Office, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Policy and Planning, Veterans Health Administration (VHA), and Homeless Programs. On December 11, the Committee will receive a briefing and update on Mental Health Services, Vet Centers, and hold an exit briefing with VBA, VHA and NCA. The Committee will receive public comments from 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. After public comment, the Committee will continue to work on their report. A sign-in sheet for those who want to give comments will be available at the meeting. Individuals who speak are invited to submit a 1–2 page summaries of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Juanita Mullen or Mr. Lee Nelms, Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Minority Veterans (00M), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or email at Juanita.mullen@va.gov or Lee.nelms@ va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public wishing to attend or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Mullen or Mr. Nelms at (202) 461– 6191 or by fax at (202) 273–7092. Robert C. 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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Meeting

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Official Public Release of the Commission's 2013 
Annual Report to Congress on November 20, 2013.

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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

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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 hold an official 
public conference in Washington, DC to release the 2013 Annual Report 
on November 20, 2013.
    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 (Public Law 109-108). In accord with FACA, meetings 
of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and 
recommendations of its 2013 Annual Report to Congress are open to the 
public.

Topics To Be Discussed

    The Commission's 2013 Annual Report contains the following chapters 
and sections:

 Executive Summary
    [cir] Key Recommendations for Congress
 Introduction
 Chapter 1: The U.S.-China Trade and Economic Relationship
    [cir] Section 1: Trade and Economics Year in Review
    [cir] Section 2: Trends in Chinese Investment in the United States
    [cir] Section 3: Governance and Accountability in China's Financial 
System
    [cir] Section 4: China's Agriculture Policy, Food Regulation, and 
the U.S.-China Agriculture Trade
    [cir] Recommendations
 Chapter 2: China's Impact on U.S. Security Interests
    [cir] Section 1: Military and Security Year in Review
    [cir] Section 2: China's Cyber Activities
    [cir] Section 3: China's Maritime Dispute
    [cir] Recommendations
 Chapter 3: China in Asia
    [cir] Section 1: China and the Middle East and North Africa
    [cir] Section 2: Taiwan
    [cir] Section 3: Macau and Hong Kong
    [cir] Recommendations

Dates, Times, and Room Locations (Eastern Daylight Time)

 Wednesday, November 20, 2013 (9:00 a.m.)--Rayburn House Office 
Building, Room 2212

ADDRESSES: The Commission's official public conference to release the 
2013 Annual Report will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building, 
Room 2212.
    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 event table.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reed Eckhold, Congressional Liaison 
and Director of Communications, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review 
Commission, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 
20001; Phone: (202) 624-1496; Email: reckhold@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: November 7, 2013.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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