Notice of Open Public Hearing, 10540 [2017-02891]

Download as PDF jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 10540 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 28 / Monday, February 13, 2017 / Notices Service, Room 6141, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 317–5746, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224 or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Enhanced Oil Recovery Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1292. Form Number: 8830. Abstract: This regulation provides guidance concerning the costs subject to the enhanced oil recovery credit, the circumstances under which the credit is available, and procedures for certifying to the Internal Revenue Service that a project meets the requirements of section 43(c) of the Internal Revenue Code. 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ACTION: Notice of open public hearing. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on February 23, 2017 on ‘‘China’s Advanced Weapons.’’ DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. ADDRESSES: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419, Washington, DC. A SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Leslie Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1496, or via email at ltisdale@uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2017 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing on ‘‘China’s Advanced Weapons’’ will examine the military technologies China is considering or pursuing at the global technological frontier, its ability to develop innovative technologies going forward, and the implications of these efforts for the United States. It will specifically examine China’s programs for the development of hypersonic, maneuverable re-entry vehicle, directed energy, electromagnetic, other counterspace, unmanned, and artificial intelligence systems. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Senator James Talent. Any interested party may file a written statement by February 23, 2017 mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. 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), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: February 8, 2017. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 28 (Monday, February 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
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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.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is 
mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress 
annually on ``the national security implications of the economic 
relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of 
China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public 
hearing in Washington, DC on February 23, 2017 on ``China's Advanced 
Weapons.''

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 
9:30 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 419, Washington, DC. A 
detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission's Web 
site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible 
changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to 
attend the hearing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Leslie 
Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; 
phone: 202-624-1496, or via email at ltisdale@uscc.gov. Reservations 
are not required to attend the hearing.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2017 report cycle to collect input from academic, 
industry, and government experts on national security implications of 
the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The 
hearing on ``China's Advanced Weapons'' will examine the military 
technologies China is considering or pursuing at the global 
technological frontier, its ability to develop innovative technologies 
going forward, and the implications of these efforts for the United 
States. It will specifically examine China's programs for the 
development of hypersonic, maneuverable re-entry vehicle, directed 
energy, electromagnetic, other counterspace, unmanned, and artificial 
intelligence systems. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman 
Carolyn Bartholomew and Senator James Talent. Any interested party may 
file a written statement by February 23, 2017 mailing to the contact 
below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer 
period between the Commissioners and the witnesses.

    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), as amended by 
Public Law 113-291 (December 19, 2014).

    Dated: February 8, 2017.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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