[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42482-42483]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17617]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Materials Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially 
Closed Meeting

    The Materials Technical Advisory Committee will meet on August 9, 
2012, 10:00 a.m., Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 3884, 14th Street 
between Constitution & Pennsylvania Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The 
Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export 
Administration with respect to technical questions that affect the 
level of export controls applicable to materials and related 
technology.

Agenda

Open Session

    1. Opening remarks and introductions.
    2. Remarks from Bureau of Industry and Security senior management.
    3. Discussion on the role of the Implementation Support Unit of the 
Biological Weapons Convention.
    4. Report on Composite Working Group and other working groups.

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    5. Report on regime-based activities.
    6. Public comments and new business.

Closed Session

    7. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 
Sec. Sec.  10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).
    The open session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 
participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the 
conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at 
Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov, no later than August 2, 2012.
    A limited number of seats will be available during the public 
session of the meeting. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent 
time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the 
Committee. Written statements may be submitted at any time before or 
after the meeting. However, to facilitate distribution of public 
presentation materials to Committee members, the materials should be 
forwarded prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on November 
16, 2011, pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  10(d)), that the portion of the 
meeting dealing with pre-decisional changes to the Commerce Control 
List and the U.S. export control policies shall be exempt from the 
provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 Sec.  
Sec.  10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will 
be open to the public. For more information, call Yvette Springer at 
(202) 482-2813.

    Dated: July 13, 2012.
Yvette Springer,
Committee Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-17617 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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