U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission August 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare 2013 Annual Report to Congress
Document Number: 2013-18833
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
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 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 7, September 12-13, October 1-2, and October 21-22, 2013 to consider drafts of material for its 2013 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. The report review-editing sessions are for members of the Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the Commission's 2013 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 2013 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 Chinese investment in the United States, government and accountability in China's financial system, and China's agriculture policy and U.S. access to China's markets. China's impact on U.S. security interests, including a military and security year in review, cyber activities and maritime disputes. China's foreign and regional activities and relationships, including those pertaining to Middle East, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. China's foreign and national security policies. Dates, Times, and Room Locations (Eastern Daylight Time): Wednesday, August 7, 2013 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Thursday and Friday, September 12-13, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Tuesday and Wednesday, October 1-2, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Monday and Tuesday, October 21-22, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231