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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; telephone: 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 2018 report cycle. This hearing will provide insight into how China’s ongoing military reform efforts are shaping the People’s Liberation Army’s long-term defense planning, weapons development, and acquisition programs. 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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 15, 2018 on ``China's 
Military Reforms and Modernization: Implications for the United 
States.''

DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 
9:00 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.

ADDRESSES: TBD, Washington, DC. A detailed agenda for the hearing will 
be posted on the Commission's website at www.uscc.gov. Also, please 
check the Commission's website 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; 
telephone: 202-624-1496, or via email at [email protected]. 
Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This is the second public 
hearing the Commission will hold during its 2018 report cycle. This 
hearing will provide insight into how China's ongoing military reform 
efforts are shaping the People's Liberation Army's long-term defense 
planning, weapons development, and acquisition programs. The hearing 
will specifically look at the political and security drivers shaping 
China's military modernization efforts, how the new Central Military 
Commission structure coordinates modernization priorities with the 
military services, examine the development of forces capable of 
conducting joint operations, and identify implications for the United 
States. The hearing will be co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn 
Bartholomew and Senator James Talent. Any interested party may file a 
written statement by February 15, 2018, by mailing to the contact 
above. 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: January 24, 2018.
Kathleen Wilson,
Finance and Operations Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security, 
Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-01674 Filed 1-29-18; 8:45 am]
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